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Forum topic by CharlieM1958 posted 06-15-2014 01:16 PM 941 views 0 times favorited 14 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-15-2014 01:16 PM

Happy Father’s Day to Dads everywhere, living and departed, including all those moms who have to be dads as well.

I wrote this song for my dad… unfortunately, his dementia doesn’t really allow him to fully comprehend it. I’m sure some of you will be able to identify though.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#1 posted 06-15-2014 01:52 PM

Happy fathers day to you Charlie and all the rest of the gang. I’m really sorry to hear about your fathers Dementia’s such a sad situation to go through.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 06-15-2014 01:58 PM

Beautiful Charlie ….. says it all.
Happy Fathers Day

-- Wood Chuck (Bruce)

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#3 posted 06-15-2014 02:02 PM

Hi Charlie a very Happy Father’s day to you and to all the Fathers around the world.
Your song is beautiful, the words heartfelt. I am sure through God your Father can feel your love and gratitude.
A big hug for you and your Father.

Thank you Charlie for sharing such a beautiful tribute.

-- When you know better you do better.

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#4 posted 06-15-2014 02:35 PM

Thanks, y’all.

Cher: Long time no see. I’m happy to know you’re still around. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 06-15-2014 02:35 PM

HAPPY FATHERS DAY TO ALL YOU FATHERS…Thank you Charlie for this beautiful song, you did it so well, and i really enjoyed it, im sorry your dad is at a place that doesn’t allow him to fully enjoy it, but he knows, your love for him is in his heart..Thank you for this Charlie.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#6 posted 06-15-2014 02:41 PM

Had this thought too CharlieM1958, but you beat me too it.
I hope all have a great day today doing what they love best.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#7 posted 06-15-2014 03:37 PM

Beautiful song Charlie, all from the heart! I know that even though your Dad may not be able to understand right now, he still feels the love in his heart. Happy Fathers day to you and all the rest of the “Dad’s” out there.
It is so absolutely wonderful to be a “DAD” !!!

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#8 posted 06-15-2014 04:08 PM

Beautiful song Charlie

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#9 posted 06-15-2014 04:19 PM

Thank you very much Charlie.
Great song.
Your Dad is lucky to have you as a son.

-- Eric, central Florida

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#10 posted 06-15-2014 04:37 PM

Charlie, your tribute brought me to tears as I really miss my Dad.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#11 posted 06-15-2014 05:24 PM


Thank you very much for the beautiful and touching song.

Happy Father’s Day to you and all the LJ Dads.

-- “Big man, pig man, ha ha, charade you are.” ― R. Waters

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#12 posted 06-15-2014 06:16 PM

Beautiful job Charlie.. I’m sure that his inner mind took it all in.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#13 posted 06-15-2014 09:02 PM

Happy Father’s Day Charlie, to you, and to Your Dad.

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#14 posted 06-16-2014 01:05 AM

What a tribute to you Dad!! You are a talented man Charlie – and I’m sure on some level your Dad was so happy that you paid him this tribute.

Happy Fathers Day to you, and all the Lumberjocks out there.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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