|The prefect breakfast before hours of racquetball.|
It was great to hang out with him and talk. We all go a long ways back and it's so much fun to catch up on life. He loves economics and taught it in China for 2 years before heading back to the states. He is now working on his first economics book (so proud!) To celebrate his time in China we went out to our favorite Chinese noodle house with him. They make the best pan-fried noodles and serve a traditional Hong Kong boba milk tea.
|Pan-fried noodle with shrimp and pork.|
On Sunday we went to church and Chris headed out from there so that John and I could get back to the house and prepare a meal for my dad for Father's Day. He, my step-mom, and my step-sister came over for the first time since we've lived in our place. It was fun for us to finally show them the home we've set up together and to cook for them. I made this recipe, only in shells instead of canneloni. The recipe is to die for, I'm now wishing I took pictures. I made Iranian Rolette for dessert, along with Persian tea.
You're thinking, it was Father's Day, why are you opening presents? Does your dad give you presents to thank you for being his daughter or something? No, no. It was my birthday last month, and we finally got together to celebrate a little even though it was Dad's day. They got me two lovely dishes to go along with the red Emile Henry ruffled pie dish I have. Aren't they beautiful?
I had a great time hanging out with my dad. I really enjoy his company and he makes me laugh so hard. John and I were actually sitting on the porch yesterday evening talking about how contagious my dad's laughter is. If he's laughing, you will be laughing. Even if you have no idea what is so funny.
|Me and my dad|
My dad and I go way back. He actually birthed me (well, assisted in the birthing.) He was the first person I ever saw in life. We have a similar love of music and philosophical and theological discussions. We both love the mountains and both love to laugh. We are both foodies. My dad even more so, I think. He taught me everything I know about wine and cheese. My dad is the BBQ master, and a darn good sauce maker. He's a motivational speaker by day and an absolute comedian by night. Pretty much...he's a blast to be around!
Oh, and we both love making stupid faces. Happy Father's day dad!
What did you do for Father's Day?