What I learned from my dad, Melvin Magee,
b. 1914, d. 1990
You can make a meal out of sardines and saltine crackers.
The only way to be on time is to be ahead of time.
Dreams come true if you just get out of bed.
A penny saved is a penny earned, and if you put it in the bank it’ll earn interest.
How to change a flat tire. (When I was 17 he purposely deflated one so he could watch me change it.)
Despite the weatherman’s forecast, go outside, look around and check it for yourelf. (He was a pilot for 50 years.)
Go to church on Sunday, give God what is rightfully His.
2 responses to “Thanks Dad”
mom!! I’m in france and when I read this I started crying. I miss you and I wish I had a Grandpa soo bad!!! HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!!! I love you with all my heart. -ray
this man was truly one of a kind. i sit in my living room in florida with tears streaming down my face, knowing what this man did for my family and our country! for the first 5 years of my life i honored him as a grandfather now i honor him as a heroe. thank you for your service and the dedication to details, the fossil hunting, plane rides, and many life lessons! A1C Matthew McCloud