hello november. its so very nice (and so very weird) to see you. i can't believe its already november 1st. its crazy to me! not only is today the first day of november, it is also my dad's birthday. i miss him very very very much right now but i know that he is having such a great birthday, or at least i hope so.
my dad is currently in china, adopting a son who is two years old. my dad and stepmom are naming him gabriel. i cant wait to meet the little guy over christmas when i go back to boise to visit.
happy birthday dad! i hope your day is fantastic. i love you so much.
-thank you for picking raspberries in the backyard with me when i was three.
-thank you for always cutting my french toast up into perfect slices.
-thank you for taking me to see beauty and the beast in movie theaters when it first came out.
-thank you for getting me new sheets when i fell asleep with gum in my mouth and ruined my little mermaid ones when i was little.
-thank you for teaching me how to garden.
-thank you for teaching me how to lay sheet rock and paint walls so theres no stripes.
-thank you for teaching me how to make a house extremely clean (even though i hated having to redo chores).
-thank you for making me proud to be a gibbons.
-thank you for giving me my love and knowledge of sports and amazing music.
-thank you for not judging me when i got tattoos.
-thank you for being my dad.
-thank you for the relationship we have now despite all of our struggles and rough times.
-thank you for loving me.