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Dad...Happy 90th!

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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Dad...Happy 90th!

Today, my dad would have been 90 years old.  I truly thought he would be here, celebrating along with us.  Sadly, that is not the case.

As I have mentioned in many of my past posts, my dad loved his sweets.  He would drive pretty much anywhere to get his favorite pecan bun, loaf of bread, tuna sandwich, or burger.  Martino's Bakery in Burbank, was no exception.  Their tea cakes were a staple at most holiday or family gatherings.  These tea cakes are simply a square cupcake.  The cake is a moist, buttery, mapley cake with the most perfect maple glaze.  I have already eaten one.  I may just have to eat one more, in honor of my dad.

Happy Birthday, Dad.  I miss you each and every day!

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Blogger Unknown said...

What asweet post! Glad to have found your blog.

September 8, 2010 at 12:06 PM  
Blogger Eliana said...

What a great post to keep the memory of your dad alive :)

September 8, 2010 at 12:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Susan's Pappa! and a Happy and Healthy New Year! There's a pretty cool crowd celebrating it all in Heaven right now! Love j

September 8, 2010 at 1:24 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

your dad was a great man! ;)

September 8, 2010 at 2:48 PM  
Blogger Carolyn said...

Such a sweet tribute. Eat the teacake, I am sure he would want you to!

September 8, 2010 at 2:53 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

What a special Birthday celebration....your dad is smiling down on are amazing! xoxo

September 8, 2010 at 6:31 PM  
Blogger Jeannie said...

So sweet! I know how you feel, I have just been to visit my dad at his place of rest and my mom cooked some of his favourite food along and we ate and remembered how he loves eating them too.

September 9, 2010 at 7:43 AM  
Blogger Patricia Scarpin said...

Oh, my dear, I'm sorry for your loss - my mom is no longer here, either and I've missed here all these 24 years.
You have such a beautiful family, Susan! Your dad would be very proud.

September 9, 2010 at 10:05 AM  
Blogger The Urban Baker said...

I am grateful to all of those who sent your thoughts and best wishes. For those of you that have lost a parent, I am so, so sorry. For those of you whom still have your parents, simply love them!

September 9, 2010 at 2:50 PM  

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