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Hannah Sheflyand

Garden & Gun posted a very sweet gallery filled with reader submitted photos of fathers from all over the south. I love the personal touch with the fatherly advice the readers remembered. Here are a few below that stood out for me… The last one is my favorite, just simple and to the point.

"The key to longevity is exercise and a daily cocktail." Carl Carlson, Jr., Greensboro, North Carolina

“The key to longevity is exercise and a daily cocktail.”
Carl Carlson, Jr., Greensboro, North Carolina

"In life, you will always find someone better looking than you, someone smarter than you, and someone more talented than you. Therefore, you can only strive to be the best that you can be." William Reuel Boone, Many, Louisiana

“In life, you will always find someone better looking than you, someone smarter than you, and someone more talented than you. Therefore, you can only strive to be the best that you can be.”
William Reuel Boone, Many, Louisiana

"If you fall in a mud hole, climb out, clean up, and get on your way!" Gilbert Morton, Independence, Virginia

“If you fall in a mud hole, climb out, clean up, and get on your way!”
Gilbert Morton, Independence, Virginia

"Only the truth. Always and only the truth." Dr. N.R. Nichols, III, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee

“Only the truth. Always and only the truth.”
Dr. N.R. Nichols, III, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee

"If it's wrong, don't do it." Juan Ybarra, Brownsville, Texas

“If it’s wrong, don’t do it.”
Juan Ybarra, Brownsville, Texas

I hope everyone has a great weekend and gets to spend some time with their fathers and family.

P.S.- If you still have not found the right gift for your dad check out this & this!

Throw back to my dad and I. I used to love reading him to sleep.

Throw back to me and my dad. I used to love reading him to sleep.

Hannah Sheflyand

I cannot wait until I have the chance to go to the Kentucky Derby! There is something just fascinating about this racing tradition filled with beautiful race horses, impressive fashion statements and great food and drinks.

The Kentucky Derby is held every year on the first Saturday in May which closes the 2 week long Kentucky Derby Festival, held in Louisville, Kentucky. If the derby was only about the race, it would be over in just about 2 minutes; of course there is so much more! Read more…