This photo of Bossy’s dad.
Bossy has taken much better photos of her father, and yet everything here represents the way Bossy most often thinks about her dad: happy at work behind an avalanche of papers, a stethoscope within reach, taking a few minutes to eat his apple lunch while explaining something with big, capable hands.
Followed the next minute by giggles. Happy birthday, Bossy’s dad!
kristin @ going country saysSeptember 29, 2009 at 9:04 am
So wait. If a doctor eats an apple a day, who does he keep away?
Happy birthday to your dad.
Martha in Kansas saysSeptember 29, 2009 at 9:16 am
Happy Birthday from Kansas, Bossy’s dad! NIce photo!
Great question, Kristin!
anne marie in philly saysSeptember 29, 2009 at 9:25 am
happy happy birthday, bossy’s daddy!
you raised a wonderful daughter!
Martie saysSeptember 29, 2009 at 9:34 am
Awww, your Dad is a Cutie Pie! I always wanted a REAL dad…He looks REAL.
Happy BIrthday, REAL, Cutie Pie Dad!
JOie saysSeptember 29, 2009 at 10:04 am
Through the sunshine and the rain, God has brought you ’round again. Happy birthday!
What kind of MD?
Little Miss Sunshine State saysSeptember 29, 2009 at 10:19 am
One of my favorite things is that Bossy’s Dad is one of her favorite things.
Happy Birthday Dr Bossy’s Dad!
GreatAunt saysSeptember 29, 2009 at 11:16 am
Happy Birthday to Bossy’s Dad, and many happy returns!
Shelly Brodsky saysSeptember 29, 2009 at 11:30 am
75…..how cool is that? I’m Bossy’s dad’s oldest friend…..figuratively and probably literally!!! Beautiful Camden, N.J. circa 1940!!!!! In addition to wishing him HAPPY BIRTHDAY, I’m walking around sing, “You Gotta Have Heart” Love you, Rut!!!!
Debby saysSeptember 29, 2009 at 12:28 pm
He’s adorable! Happy Birthday!
Half Assed Kitchen saysSeptember 29, 2009 at 12:38 pm
Happy Birthday Bossy’s Dad! I love my teacher dad, but it sure would be nice if he were a cardiologist. Then he could check me out every six months and I’d never have to think I was always on the brink of a heart attack.
Melanie @ Mel, A Dramatic Mommy saysSeptember 29, 2009 at 1:40 pm
Happy Birthday Bossy’s Dad!
Carroll saysSeptember 29, 2009 at 2:28 pm
I still love this picture of him! Y’know, you should run a “Best of Bossy” top ten photos contest. This one would be way up there, for sure — along with the one of your family skipping stones together…and the two goofs on the subway, and…oh, too many for just ten on top!
Many happy returns, Bossy’s Dad, and here’s to many more! With a friend like Shelly, and a family like Bossy’s, surely life is very good 🙂
Heather saysSeptember 29, 2009 at 2:32 pm
happy birthday, bossy’s dad! i also love these photos.
Melissa saysSeptember 29, 2009 at 6:47 pm
Happy birthday Bossy’s Dad!
Reeb saysSeptember 29, 2009 at 7:25 pm
That’s an avalanche of papers alright. And a somewhat beleaguered jade plant in the window…
Love the hand motion while the face is in focus.
Giggles seem to bubble around the Bossy-Family cosmos.
Happy bday, BD.
janny226 saysSeptember 29, 2009 at 10:50 pm
Aww, I love photos of Bossy’s dad. Happy Birthday, Dad!
Caroline saysSeptember 30, 2009 at 12:59 am
Happy Birthday–Hau`oli La Hanau–from Caroline in Hawai`i to Bossy’s Dad, with gratitude for raising such great kids… Bossy is my favorite blogger of them all. The one I save for last, like the mashed potatoes.
My own dad, who has lived with me since his stroke in 1995, had a biopsy yesterday; his doc suspects esophageal cancer, possibly stage III. I am kind of reeling. So please hug your dad, Bossy, for me–and send good thoughts in MY dad’s direction, okay?
Victoria saysSeptember 30, 2009 at 2:15 am
Happy Birthday Bossy’s Dad. I sure wish you were my doctor. I think I’d feel immediately better about EVERYTHING!
Helena saysSeptember 30, 2009 at 4:33 pm
Can I just say that Bossy’s dad looks like the loveliest man in the world!
Pop and Ice saysOctober 1, 2009 at 2:36 pm
Your Dad is hot! I love a man with a beard!