Dad Trait

I count my lucky stars…

Posted about Edwin (Ted) Gurley by Susan Gascard on Feb 16, 2014 | 2 comments

I only have good memories of my Dad. He was an upbeat, generous and kind man, always with a sense of humor. He was never short of a joke at the dinner table where I suppose we should have been discussing current events or something awfully serious. Many were real groaners, but you never got tired of seeing his big fat grin and hearing that delicious laugh of his. He was also unusually cheerful in the morning when he did his best to GET US UP...

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Through it All

Posted about Kent Lee Winans by Nicole Winans on Jun 16, 2013 | 0 comments

Through it All

When my dad was just a teen, he lost his father. My grandpa died suddenly, and my dad had no chance to say goodbye. When reminiscing on past memories, I can tell it is often hard on my father. He misses his dad and would have liked a better relationship with him. However, my dad tries to do everything he can to do things differently this time around. He strives to have a wonderful relationship with me. He laughs with me, encourages me, motivates...

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Why my dad is my hero

Posted about Paul Wharton by Marie-Claire Wharton on Jun 11, 2013 | 0 comments

Why my dad is my hero

My dad is hands down my hero. For many reasons but notably his strength, faith, and perseverance. My dad is the smartest person I know, not only because he is committed but because he never gives up. My dad grew up in the small town of Marietta, Ohio. Not many opportunities are available there leading him to know that he had to rely on himself in order to achieve success. He thought that the University of Miami was undoubtedly the right choice...

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Dad was a Kid at Heart

Posted about Larry Edward Orcutt by Doug Orcutt on Feb 27, 2013 | 1 comment

Dad was a Kid at Heart

My Dad, Larry Edward Orcutt, was a kid at heart. It’s a trait I’ve always loved about him. You could see that little boy in him, that twinkle in his eye, whenever he took us on an adventure. I remember how he loved to go camping in Maine and loved to lead us on these exciting hikes along the coast. We even found our own secret cave.   You entered through a narrow crack in the rock and it opened up to the ocean once you were inside. I would...

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