Happy Father's Day to all you dads out there! Today was a nice relaxing day, full of fun and lots of smiles. We had a picnic breakfast with a some friends at a park in North Denver to start out the day. My buddy John had a portable skillet and was able to whip up both pancakes and omeletes as we drank mimosas and watched the kids run around. Following that, we went to their neighborhood pool and enjoyed swimming around with the kids for an hour. From there, we hung out at their house for a couple hours and let Abbie and Annabelle play together. It's so cute that they're both at an age now where they can have real conversations with each other. I've known John and his wife Karen since 1992, so it's a lot of fun to get together with old friends.
We made it home at 4:30, I took a nap for a couple hours and then we headed out to dinner at Chipotle. Now the kids are in bed and we're getting ready to start enjoying my Father's Day present: Star Wars on DVD (every one but the latest one).
I'd also like to take this opportunity to thank my own Dad for being such an inspiration to me. He's one of the smartest guys I know and always amazes me with his knowledge and sense of humor. Dad - thanks for always being such a great friend, mentor and above all else - a great father!
To Brett, Chris and Crazy Bob - fatherhood is just around the corner for you guys. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.