Published: Tuesday, Dec. 28 2010 9:00 p.m. MST
Thank u for this tribute to your father! He is what we call back home a
This man grew up in a time when there was not a thought in most peoples mind
that you did not work. And that deals were made with a handshake. A time I miss
for I am just turning 71.
Bud, you're a wonderful example. This is why you are a member of what has been
called The Greatest Generation. I have had the privilege of knowing many of
you.Legacies are the reward of building relationships ... and
relationships are built slowly and maintained constantly. Perhaps most
important of all, relationships are built one at a time
I know a few, and knew a lot of these guys. Some were kind, some curmudgeons,
some funny. They all knew that they had to get up and go to work. Every day.
They did it all; nothing was 'beneath' them, work always had intrinsic value,
and they always did their best. A lot of them were farmers. Anyway, as an
employer of people today I envy the kind of people employers of the past got to
What a great, touching tribute to your Dad. What a leagacy of hard work he
taught you and your family. We need more stories like this, because they're out
there all around us. Thanks for sharing!
I don't usually praise our own staff for doing our job but this is a fine piece
of writing, an important story and is universally applicable.
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