In preparation for Father's Day, I was at the store looking for a card to give my husband and my dad.
I tend to go with humor when looking for a card for my dad.
I think the sentimental cards are too schmaltzy for him. He appreciates sentiment, just not
The opposite is true for my Mom. When shopping for Mother's Day cards, I look for the sentimental not the humorous. I think she'd be disappointed if I didn't get a little flowery in expressing my love for her.
Back to Dad.
Perusing the Father's Day "humor" section I found cards mostly about:
2. Golfing and swearing, and swearing while golfing
Not appropriate for my dad, and I would hope -- unless your dad is still in college or adolescence -- not for most.
So I went home and created my own card that was about, well, how I couldn't find an appropriate card for him...with just a touch of humor and personal sentiment.
So on this special day, I lift my frosty mug to all the dads who aren't of the cookie cutter variety.
It's your day; go ahead and watch your golf/baseball/fishing channel between elevated feet.
Just don't ask me to pull your finger.
I love you Dad!