Tuesday, February 5, 2008

What dad really means

Along the right of the BLOG

  • A hungry cook is an idiot.
    • Take care of yourself
  • Any day above ground is a good day.
    • God lets us stay here on earth and we are doing well to be alive
  • Anything for YOU!
    • I just want to be of service
  • Better you than me.
    • I am glad that it happened to somebody but me. Not that I wish ill on you.
  • Can't is such a strong word.
    • You should consider that you really CAN do something. It may be difficult, but you can do it.
  • Communication is such a difficult thing.
    • It is obvious you did not understand me, or I did not understand you. Please clarify your point, or let me clarify my point.
  • Como esta' frijole tennis shoe? (How you bean keds?)
    • WASSUP
  • Didn't we go to different High Schools together?
    • We must have something in common.
  • Do as I say, not as I do.
    • Do what is wise.
  • Don't hurt yourself!
    • Go get on with whatever you are going to do.
  • Function over form. (not form over function)
    • I am definitely a function kinda guy.
  • Get over it.
    • Don't let your emotions get in the way
  • Happiness is a state of mind.
    • When you decide to be happy, you will be.
  • Hurry up and wait!
    • Why must I do things on someone elses schedule, especially when they are late or start late becasue others are late. START ON TIME.
  • I KNOW you can.
    • An answer to someone asking -- Can I ........ instead of MAY I ......
  • I suppose that you CAN!
    • see above
  • I was ____ once! (fill in blank with age, or something else)
    • About the only way I know to relate to somebody.
  • Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean I won't get you.
    • a threat
  • Never underestimate your influence
    • I believe that people are watching and you will have an influence
  • No news is good news.
    • There is no such thing as good news
    • or
    • When you don't hear anything then things are OK
  • No, no, no, no; you don't understand!
    • An interjection to garner the attention of the student
  • People are dying to get in there. (about cemetaries)
    • A truth
  • Reading the instructions is cheating. (this applies to men only)
    • Men are not allowed to read the instructions without first putting in a valiant effort
  • They say the second thing to go is the memory.
    • What? What were we doing?
  • What are YOU doing here?
    • A repeat of a phrase from a 2 year old to me at choir practice. She did not want to see me after having spent 2 hours in nursery with her.
  • Wherever you go -- there you are.
    • Be aware of yourself
  • Why matters!
    • The reason is sometimes just as important as the act
  • You are only happy if you think you are!
    • Mental attitude has more to do with happiness than any other thing
  • Your focus determines your reality.
    • Goals, thoughts, and desires influence all you do.
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  1. Placing the genius tag at the end of Dadisms was a nice touch, very appropriate.

  2. I am glad that you love me. I need all the love that I can get.

    I love you too.


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