Friday, February 29, 2008

FrOzEn CrAzY DaD!

This is my dad. He's CrAzY! This is his bike. He's CrAzY about his bike!
He has taken a ride on this bike at least once a month ALL YEAR ROUND since he bought the bike. This CrAzY nut of a father rode his bike last weekend in freezing temperatures~ not just around the block, nah that would be too wimpy, he went miles...miles and miles.
And he Froze.
Why?
Because we Challenged him.
Because we teased him about February being a record month for snow and ice...
was that going to keep him grounded?
Because he couldn't possibly let a little ice on the road stop him.
Because he's CrAzY!
He's my dad.



And because he needed proof that he is CrAZy... my mom - the much wiser of the two, was out with the camera and ran back inside to the nice WARM fireplace...

shaking her head at the CrAzY man that she married!

Now you know where I get it from.

My question is...

Dad if you were going to make me suffer through buying chaps with ya...

why didn't you wear them?

Hi Mom and Dad~ Love ya!

34 comments:

Amy said...

oh man... hot dad pictures so early in the morning!!! ha ha ha

i love it! that is one cool dad you have there! i love how he is living and enjoying his life! that's the way to be! as for your mom, that would be me by the fire place. he probably has enough spunk for the two of them so it all balance out!

Courtney said...

He is definitely crazy. Where are the chaps?

Maria said...

I think it keeps them young, and fun!

utmomof5 said...

A little crasy makes the world interesting. Your dad is quite the handsome man I must say!!!

My dad is one of those crazy guys who does the polar bear swim on January 1st. Why would some one do that? I have no idea.

Christina

jennwa said...

Your Dad sounds like a fun guy. And crazy too.

OHmommy said...

He is too young to be a grandpa. :)

Hi Girlymom's Mom and Dad! You did a great job raising your daughter. She is the bestest!

kim-d said...

Hey, to me? Girlymom's CrAZy Dad = Girlymom's FUN Dad! And ya gotta love the supportive Mom who runs out to take pix and then hightails it back to the warm fireplace--YAY! I just love it when people really and truly enjoy life...

Cecily R said...

He may be crazy, but man, he looks COOL doing it!!

Steph said...

My dad is like that too...he loves his Harley!
Cute daddy pictures.

Lizzy in the Burbs said...

HA! Well, I give him credit for doing something he loves, even if it is freezing outside! You should have scolded him for not wearing those chaps! :-) Too funny! I'm with your mom, give me a warm fireplace any day!

Have a great weekend!

Lizzy

Wonderful World of Weiners said...

Do you mean to tell me that you didn't come up with the most perfect limerick while at the funeral?

Jeesh...that's perfect thinking time!

Hallie :)

Wonderful World of Weiners said...

Do you mean to tell me that you didn't come up with the most perfect limerick while at the funeral?

Jeesh...that's perfect thinking time!

Hallie :)

Kathryn said...

My hubby would do the same thing when he used to own a Harley. Crazy Harley lovers!
Great pics!

KATE said...

Wow, he is Crazy! Just looking at those pictures makes me cold! Holy Cow, brrrr!

girlymom4 said...

I love fun and crazy dads! Guess that's why I love mine so much! You are lucky to have him!

Linds said...

Brrrr!

I like his bike!

Are You Serious! said...

My husband wants a bike SOOO bad. Brrrr!

Happy Days said...

those pictures are great! Good for him for braving the cold, crazy or not he has got one great girlymom! I would be right there with your mom by the fire! I can't take this cold much longer! I need the sun! I need the spring!

Stacie said...

HE IS CRAZY!!! I imagine that is why you all love him ;)

Kellan said...

I think he is pretty cool - even if you say he is CRAZY! He's also very handsome! Now I see where you get some of your beauty from - it never falls from the tree! Hope he had fun - it looks like fun!

Have a good weekend - see you soon. Kellan

katie said...

how did he not freeze?!

CrAzY Dad said...

Chaps - Your mom only wanted me to go around the block and I just wanted to go and then I kept going for a total of 19 miles as the temperature was going down with the sunset. Besides the chaps do not cover that area that really lets you know when you are getting cold, if you know what I mean.
Temperature - it was a warm 33 degrees when I started and 31 when I got back. I really needed to watch the wet spots on the pavement like under the draw bridge, for they were icing over and I wanted to keep the shiny side up.
Love your CrAzY Dad!

girlymom said...

See....he is CrAzY!
~Love ya Dad~

Deb said...

Crazy is right! Hy hubby will start his in the garage and rev it up. No going out on ice, not cool. Tell your dad I said to play it smart.Hate to drop a beautiful bike!!

Karen said...

That is die-hard fanaticism right there. And a little dangerous I might add. Bikes on Ice is not exactly a Disney road show.

girlymom said...

In all fairness to CrAzY dad the ice in the pictures was the only ice on the roads he traveled and he was basically walking the bike over it. He is a very safe rider and would not even think about putting himself or his bike in any danger. Maybe danger of frost bite, but he would not RIDE on the ice.

Zoe said...

OMG! it is freezing here in michigan!!! he is nuts!

Bridget said...

I hope my dad doesn't read your blog, he wants to be like your crazy dad and we won't let him ;o).
I love his comment, What a funny guy!

R Family of 4 said...

Your Dad sounds like he would be allot of fun to be around. Have a great weekend!

R Family of 4 said...

Your Dad sounds like a fun guy.

Have a great weekend!!

Anonymous said...

Dad is also one of the BEST drivers I know...he's gotten me out of a couple snowdrifts...I'm the one who doesn't see the black ice and slides into the median of the highway and call Dad and he's right there to get me back out on the road...He's also taken a driving course before...tried to teach me, but it didn't take I guess...
Love you Dad, thanks for teaching me everything!!
-KY

Mary said...

Your Crazy Dad should ride his bike to Southern California! No ice on our roads! My husband rides his motorcycle a few times a week and he just loves it. But I don't know if he's as crazy as your dad!

Love your blog!

Steph said...

Ok it is official your dad is a nut!!!

Amy said...

hope all is well with you. did you have a good weekend?