The Only Superhero for Me! Cartoon Craziness Challenge

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When I heard this week’s Cartoon Craziness Challenge was ‘superhero’, I didn’t have one minute of hesitation. I actually know a superhero!

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My daddy!

Today is his 75th birthday, and he seems the same to me as he he was in his 50’s. Still has all his hair, and his all original parts, and best of all he still has his silly sense of humour. This cartoon is drawn from my favourite photo of him, taken by my hubby when Dad was over to visit us. I forget why he turned his cap backward and struck a gangsta pose – maybe some rap/hip-hop music was playing in the pub we were in? Still, you haveta love someone who is willing to be goofy a) in public b) in their 70’s c) in a foreign country surrounded by strangers.

Of course he’s super for a lot more reasons – but if I get all gooshy here, he will tease me unmercifully!

Love you dad and thank you for everything you have done for your family over the years. Wish I could give you a big hug today!

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  1. Pingback: Cartoon Craziness Challenge – Week 4 | The Indecisive Eejit

  2. Though I’ve never met the man in person we’ve traded thing through the mail. I have some gorgeous pieces of his handy work including a sleepy little owl that to this day still sit above my daughter’s crib and watches over her while she sleeps. Hope to some day meet him in person. I’d love to give him a great big hug.
    Happy Birthday Super Dad!

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