Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by HaulCitgo » Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:13 pm

Nice to see the love for the brothers. Guess that's what Baltimore will do.

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Post by A_B » Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:02 pm

I’ll be that guy. I think it’s pretty shitty.











That you didn’t have more kids raised to be this awesome.
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Post by wlu_lax6 » Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:42 am

You and the Mrs. have done good BFJ. Impressive kid who I am sure will only do even more at school.

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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by EdRomero » Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:20 am

mister d wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:18 pm
Yeah, that's awesome. Before having a kid that age, I don't think I fully realized just how incredible cool HS kids are to them.
Agreed, but it can be very frustrating for school personnel because so many kids lack the commitment to show up all the time or to put in enough effort to make it successful. And many just aren't good with children. In other words, it's a wonderful accomplishment. Congrats, bfj and son.

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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by L-Jam3 » Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:06 am

Seeing BFJ's post gave me a warm feeling inside.

So anyway, L-Jam4's Cubs beat the Brewers this past Tuesday 13-6. The Brew Crew were well-behaved, even #5, so maybe their earlier cockiness was just an aberration. One somewhat distressing thing I saw was the Brewers coach being a dick to one of his pitchers when he had to sub him out. He literally snarled "get off the mound" to an 8 year-old

They had a strong 75-minute practice last night, and they take on the Royals tonight in the Championship. Win or lose, they are going for cookies and ice cream from the coach. I really feel fortunate with his coach, who was the same coach L-Jam4 had last year, especially seeing the boorishness of other coaches. Throughout a lot of losses this season he never stopped talking the boys up, always stressing having fun and being good teammates and good sportsmanship, and not to get too high or too low after a result.
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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by bfj » Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:41 pm

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Couldn’t be prouder of this boy. Great night.
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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by HaulCitgo » Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:34 pm

Great pic.

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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by Pruitt » Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:02 am

That's a lot of pride packed into one shot. Congratulations.
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Post by govmentchedda » Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:10 am

That's fantastic
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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by A_B » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:16 am

Pruitt wrote:
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That's a lot of pride packed into one shot. Congratulations.
Fun fact. Bald guy behind them? Gay.
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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by Pruitt » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:52 pm

Just back from my son's University graduation.

The boy is now a B.Des (Bachelor of Design). Unreal.
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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by Steve of phpBB » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:57 pm

Pruitt wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:52 pm
Just back from my son's University graduation.

The boy is now a B.Des (Bachelor of Design). Unreal.
Congratulations!
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by Pruitt » Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:01 pm

Thanks!

It was a gruesomely long and boring ceremony, but about halfway through I became incredibly giddy. A real highlight.
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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by bfj » Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:28 pm

Pruitt wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:52 pm
Just back from my son's University graduation.

The boy is now a B.Des (Bachelor of Design). Unreal.
Mazel Tov
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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by A_B » Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:31 pm

Pruitt wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:01 pm
Thanks!

It was a gruesomely long and boring ceremony, but about halfway through I became incredibly giddy. A real highlight.
Jeez. How man “z” names are there if the “y”s are only halfway?
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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by Pruitt » Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:07 pm

A_B wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:31 pm
Pruitt wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:01 pm
Thanks!

It was a gruesomely long and boring ceremony, but about halfway through I became incredibly giddy. A real highlight.
Jeez. How man “z” names are there if the “y”s are only halfway?
The giddiness came from being with a giddy wife and an overly sentimental mother-in-law and realizing that while I still have very vivid memories of the time around my own graduation... my baby boy is now done with university.

There was also a general elation about last night's game.
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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by rass » Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:17 pm

Congrats man.
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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by Pruitt » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:22 pm

rass wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:17 pm
Congrats man.
Top of the world.

When you become a father, you get more sentimental than you'd ever have imagined before parenthood.

My son was a premie - weighed just under 5 pounds at birth, touch and go for the worst two days of my life. I saw these things - the incubator,etc., as I was looking down from the balcony as he was lining up to take his big healthy body across the stage to get his diploma. Just got dusty again.

Man, when I was single, I may have gone a decade between tears (other than drug induced). Now, it can hit without warning.
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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by Pruitt » Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:49 pm

EdRomero wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:29 am
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Stop it!!

Laughing my head off...
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Post by tennbengal » Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:26 pm

I laughed.

More than a little.

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Post by BSF21 » Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:02 am

Happy Father’s Day swampers. Hope to join the ranks soon. (Nothing to report yet)
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Post by sancarlos » Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:50 am

BSF21 wrote:
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Happy Father’s Day swampers. Hope to join the ranks soon. (Nothing to report yet)
Pleasant work!
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Post by rass » Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:02 pm

Keep fucking buddy!
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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by Pruitt » Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:33 pm

rass wrote:
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Keep fucking buddy!
That's the way we did it back in my day!

Kids got me a pull cart for golf. Fantastic gift!
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Post by HaulCitgo » Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:48 pm

And take the time to appreciate. Those skulls tend to modify what you were used to.

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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by Nonlinear FC » Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:56 am

Pruitt wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:22 pm
rass wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:17 pm
Congrats man.
Top of the world.

When you become a father, you get more sentimental than you'd ever have imagined before parenthood.

My son was a premie - weighed just under 5 pounds at birth, touch and go for the worst two days of my life. I saw these things - the incubator,etc., as I was looking down from the balcony as he was lining up to take his big healthy body across the stage to get his diploma. Just got dusty again.

Man, when I was single, I may have gone a decade between tears (other than drug induced). Now, it can hit without warning.

Yeah, I was like this until having my kids. My wife is pretty ridiculous and I can literally make her cry sentimental tears on cue. I'm not that on edge, but I certainly tear up at things now that never would've registered with 20- or even 30- something me.
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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by bfj » Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:36 pm

My co-workers think I’m pretty heartless because I didn’t tear up at his graduation. I don’t happy cry. I appreciate the moment and get sentimental, but I only cry for sad things.
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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by Pruitt » Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:47 pm

bfj wrote:
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My co-workers think I’m pretty heartless because I didn’t tear up at his graduation. I don’t happy cry. I appreciate the moment and get sentimental, but I only cry for sad things.
Man, I used to make fun of my mother for the way she could tear up in a second. Kodak ads, sports highlights with emotional music, the very sight of Barbra Streisand...

And of course, I've inherited those genes. Lucas Moura highlights had me smiling with tears rolling down my cheeks.
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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by phxgators » Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:49 pm

So the youngest started us out this morning at his track meet. Ran a mile (personal best 8:22), 100M, 100M hurdle, and 800. Taking second, third, fifth, and second.

Our oldest had MMA taking this morning, going from black belt to first degree black belt. He rocked his test. The otherwise quiet kid was a little badass, especially during his sparring rounds.

Back home, a celebratory meal ordered, and a beer in hand. One proud dad today.

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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by A_B » Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:56 pm

Wait...who has the beer you or him?
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Post by tennbengal » Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:06 pm

Him if he wants it is my guess or he will kick some dad ass.

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Post by phxgators » Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:21 pm

tennbengal wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:06 pm
Him if he wants it is my guess or he will kick some dad ass.
Pretty much. Or slice me up with his new katana.

ETA: When he was promoted to brown belt a couple of years ago, I gave him a free punch at my shoulder. It was bruised for 3 weeks. He's deceptively strong for such a skinny kid.

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Post by Pruitt » Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:06 pm

That is a fantastic picture.

And if I were you, I'd raise his allowance before he asks.
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Post by rass » Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:11 pm

Nice little Saturday man.
I felt aswirl with warm secretions.

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Post by sancarlos » Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:23 pm

rass wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:11 pm
Nice little Saturday man.
Indeed!
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Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Post by bfj » Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:50 pm

Good stuff. Congrats.
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Post by wlu_lax6 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:15 pm

Taught my boy to shave yesterday. Yup cut himself a bit. Milestone.

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Post by mister d » Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:33 am

...
Rush2112 wrote:
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Dude got a handjob like thousands of old dudes do every day. Big whoop.

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Post by tennbengal » Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:30 am

mister d wrote:
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I also held back at least two jokes.

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