12 Important Lessons We Learned From Dad

“Suit up and show up.” — Lacey S.

“If all else fails, read the directions.” — Paula J.

“To collect people, not things. Things will not keep you company and love you back when you get old.” — Suzanne S.

“Duct tape can fix almost anything. Don’t leave home without it.” — Heather H.

“There is nothing more important in the world than family.” — Dianne G.

“He once told me that all people bleed the same color. Such a valuable thing to learn.” — Amy M.

“You’ll learn more by listening.” — Dorothy K.

“Things don’t have to be new in order to be useful. He was upcycling and repurposing long before it was fashionable.” — Dorthy M.

“My dad passed away suddenly at the age of 34 when I was 6 months old. Because of this, he taught me not to take life for granted because it can end in the blink of an eye.” — Elsa W.

“To tell my kids I love them every day.” — Brittany A.

“Never give a weak handshake.” — Paige O.

“My dad taught me that any surface must be cleaned with a rag, and that rag was exclusively made out of an old undershirt.” — Mike

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