Each year as I look for the right Father’s Day cards to send to my Dad on Father’s Day, I recall the many reasons I love him so much. I honestly don’t know how he tolerated some the things his nine darling children did. I think his two pet peeves, at least with me, were using his razor without telling him and drinking milk from his favorite beer glass. I honestly had no idea how annoying I was until I had children. Father’s Day cards are perfect because it gives us a reason to celebrate our fathers and to let them know how much we love them.
According to the National Retail Federation more than 70 percent of Americans plan to celebrate or acknowledge Father’s Day. It is the fourth largest card sending occasion with early 95 million cards expected to be given this year just in the United States…and that doesn’t include e-cards.
This year I am going to send photo Father’s Day cards; I only have to decide which photo to send. I could be nostalgic and find an old black and white when we were all still young and he had hair or maybe something from the present with all of his children and grandchildren. Then again I could send a photo e-card that way I could send him one a day for a week and every time he opens his e-mail he will be surprised to see which photo I dug up. I am going to caption each e-card with this wise quote: “A father is a guy who has snapshots in his wallet where his money used to be.”