Dad-isms

Happy Father’s Day, to my pops, who has much wisdom to share. Here is my post from last year. What “Dad-isms” has your father shared with you?

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On Father’s Day, I was reflecting on the many ways that I’m grateful for my dad.  I was able to think about Papa Hu’s philosophy on life, and how incredibly intelligent, thrifty, sacrificial, and loving he is. But what I also realized, now being older, was that perhaps those traits of his are not always aligned with my own values. Mixed with his traditional southern Chinese background and attempts at adjusting to American culture, some of the things he believes has made me chuckle, and at times ask “WTF?” So I invite you to learn about these “Dad-isms,” specific to my own father, and laugh with me.

10 Dadisms from Jim Wang Hu:

#1 “Money can’t buy everything. But no money, can’t buy anything.”
So obvious, yet actually profound.

He is always willing to do the silliest of things when it comes to a good photo opp. “Gung hay fat choy! Now put this money into your future kids’ college funds.” He is always willing to do the silliest of things when it comes to a good photo opp. “Gung hay fat…

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