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Home - by - February 16, 2013 - 00:11 America/New_York - 9 Comments


via Torey Dawn

Dear Lord: As Dad

ain’t home to-night

I guess you’ll have to keep

Awake and see that

things are right

While I am fast asleep

But if you’re busy

and forget

To tend to what I have said

And burglars come

you needn’t fret

I’ll shoot ‘em full of lead



  1. Get a big dog.

    February 16th, 2013

    You’ll shoot your eye out.

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  2. Claudia

    February 16th, 2013

    That is so precious!

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  3. Snowball the Sourpuss

    February 16th, 2013


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  4. Boobie the Rocket Dog

    February 16th, 2013


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  5. Dadof3

    February 16th, 2013

    My Dad bought a bolt action .22 rifle when he was 13.

    Just walked into Montgomery Wards and paid $13.00 for it. Walked out with it.

    That rifle is an heirloom now.

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  6. Loretta in Indiana

    February 16th, 2013

    God helps those who help themselves. Amen

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  7. Jethro

    February 16th, 2013

    My Dad did the same – a Savage bolt action. Bought it probably around 1925. I can’t recall if he ever said what store. He took it hunting after school and brought home dinner quite often. He said he shot enough squirrels to fill a room.
    I have it now, and it is still in fine shape.

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  8. Dr. Tar

    February 16th, 2013

    If I had a son…

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  9. Tim

    February 16th, 2013

    Now that’s uplifting!

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