Father's Day kicked off with a cookout at the church in honor of the fathers.
Manning the grills.
The Girls ready to put chili on those hot dogs.
Men At Work.
After church Southern Man joined the rest of the family for lunch at a local BBQ eatery.
Southern Man, Southern Sister, Teen Daughter, Southern Mother, Souther Father. Photo by the server at Swadley's BBQ.
Southern Father. It's your day, Dad! Hope there are many more!
Teen Daughter made Southern Man a home-made Father's Day card.
Southern Daughter The Elder (who is in the US Navy) called while we were together and everyone got to talk to her. She goes back to sea tomorrow.
And afterwards Teen Daughter and Southern Man went to a movie (The Purge) and then back to the Ancestral Manor where Southern Son was waiting. He and Southern Man embarked on a mission to the south side of Southern City to retrieve his car. Yes, it's a long story. But we had a good talk and he did manage to get his car back. Lord, you have blessed me as a father. Thank you! Amen.