Saturday, June 19, 2010

Happy Father's Day!!

I would like to wish all out there a very happy Father's Day today. Since my Dad is no longer with us, I thought it would be nice to do a tribute on this day. I think my father would have been very proud of this blog and amazed by it as well. He was always positive about my photography which for me was an honor. My parents had me later in life and being a only child we were very close. Being an Italian family we had great food, Frank Sinatra playing on the radio and just really good times.  


he didn't have many jobs but this one at a gas station allowed him to enjoy the great cars of the era...that's him with the sunglasses on!! I just love those old cars with the white tires.....this was much before my time but what a great era to have been in.....


he was quite handsome (maybe I am a little bias)


very much the dapper dresser! he loved clothes and wore them well


he finally opened a shoe repair shop in our town and stayed there for 50 years! he did the best repair work you could find..such a dying breed now but still I see many in NYC!!


here he is fixing those shoes....

Hope you all have a great Father's Day today and for those whose Dad's are no longer with them, like myself, remember...they are always in your heart!! 

                Today's Words of Wisdom: Respect Time 


Cannoli Dreams for You.....until next post 



                               Rosemary

7 comments:

Erika said...

Happy, Happy Father's Day!! :)

ilovemyhouse said...

Great tribute to your dad. Hope you have a great day remembering him. XX

Zaira said...

Hi Rosemary! Thank you so much for passing by and leaving a sweet comment!!! Do you have italian background?? I ask you for cannoli... I'm sorry that you lost your father, you must miss him every day. A warm hug xx

NYC, Style and a little Cannoli said...

Thank you for the kind words. He passed in 2004 but like I say, they are always with you! I am full Italian as both parents family comes from Naples. Would love to see it one of these days and eat the great food!!

Debby said...

Lovely! I can smell the italian food and hear the Frank Sinatra playing ~ sounds like a fabulous home to grow up in. xo

The Zhush said...

This is the best! The photos are truly amazing! He seems like he was a truly great guy, old school in every way, which I adore and respect so much!
Lovely tribute.

Kristin said...

Oh, great food and Frank Sinatra...what wonderful memories!! Loved your story!

xo

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