Happy Father’s Day, Dad!

There are too many memories of you (and still counting) which I can still hark back to as a grown-up. I can still picture on how it went and I recollect some of those thoughts and have to write it in my blog so I can look and read back on it whenever I want to.


I was five, the time when I had to run for a mile to catch you and give you your pocket-size brown comb that you used to fix your hair when you go to work.

Can still remember that you’ll always buy my favorite sour cream & onion piattos and yakult when I’m ill so I can calm on those times.

7AM on the second grade, you brought me to school and then you left off to work. I slid on the seesaw, my white kentucky shirt got fully covered with mud when I fell. I hastily ran to your auto mechanic shop just in front of the school, I cried because of dirt. As quickly you bought a shirt at the nearby market, so I won’t be late for class.

It was my 7th birthday when I saw a picture on the table at the back of the house. I got curious to see what’s printed on it. So, I approached and came close to have a look on it. The moment I stood beside the table, a delirious dog attacked and bit me. I was too little to run away and escape from it. You saw me there, briskly you pulled me to get off the mad dog — (I was so lucky that a fully equipped quack doctor was there haha).

I fell asleep as I waited for the news on the TV, I was 8 the night that I cried because we were tasked to write one from the news statements that we will watch, to be presented the next day which I failed to do so. Glad you were there, you wrote a piece for me, even though you didn’t watch the news haha. I was amazed and I memorized it then, so I can report it to class.

There are other memories untold that I treasure. These are just some of those remarkable, cutest, and sweetest gesture you’ve ever done as my father. Even there are times I know I was wrong but you’re still on my side. I love you for keeping your eyes on me and watch me grow. I didn’t know if you knew, so I’m taking this chance to say, I love you Dad!

Know that when you and Mom get older, I’ll take care both of you.

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Franze Garcia

Head in the clouds. 💭

22 thoughts on “Happy Father’s Day, Dad!”

  1. Happy Father’s Day to your Dad! You’re such a good son to your dad, I really witnessed it. Hope you achieve your dreams in life for you to give back what your Dad did to you 🥰

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  2. Happy Father’s Day to your Dad, I could really tell that your parents are lucky and blessed to have you as their son. I miss my dad every single time, I didn’t get to spend a lot of time with him when he was alive that I wish I could. treasure those moments…:)

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  3. This is such a sweet message for your parents particularly your dad. I am very close too with my Tatay and I always remember how good he is to me. You are a good person, I can tell by how much you showed care for your parents through this post.

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  4. The last line is so sweet. It’s a blessing that you have a lot of wonderful memories and a great relationship with your Dad. May he be healthy and happy all the time. God bless you and your family.

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  5. What a sweet and caring son! Reading this made me think about my pops in heaven. Belated Happy Father’s Day to your dad.

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  6. Happy Father’s Day to your Dad! You got so many amazing memories and always made you smile. Im sure you will also a good parent some day.

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    1. Awwwww. This is super sweet. Like it’s really the little things you mentioned that matter most. I hope I can still remember great memories of my father when Inwas a kid. I wish I had more of them.

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  7. Awww i’m sure your dad is proud to have such a sweet and loving son in you! Happy Father’s Day to him! He sounds like a great dad who’s always there for you! 💖

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  8. That is such a heartfelt message! I’m not this close with my Papa but now that I’ve matured and I know that he’s not getting any younger, I made sure to make him feel loved the best way I know how. It’s amazing that you remembered so much memories.

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  9. Belated happy fathers day to your dad. Fathers are pretty darn amazing, but they often don’t get credit for all that they do. This is a beautiful dedication and shows how much you love and appreciate your dad. ❤️

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  10. this is a sweet tribute to your dad. I’m sure you have a long list if you are to have more time. do continue writing it. belated happy father’s day to your dad:-).

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  11. super touching franz.. happy fathers day to your papa.

    alamo im not really ano, di ko maisip yung term, pero wala ako pakis a fathers day kasi i never experienced a father growing up. meron kung meron pero alamo yun. lucky are those who have their father by their side.take care of them, they are precious

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  12. Ang sweet nito. Those little things our father did for us – they are worth remembering. Dun natin makikita yung pagmamahal ng isang anak sa isang ama at ama sa kanyang anak.

    My dad just passed away last March and I can’t help but be touched or get teary-eyed with posts like this. Continue to have positive relationship with your father and treasure your moments with him while you can 🙂 Happy father’s day to your Dad.

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  13. Aww. I’m so touched! Your parents are blessed to have a good son like you 🙂 Belated Happy Father’s Day to your dad!

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