Read about your 2 hungry dogs,
They sound a lot like hogs,
Eating mutton, beef, chicken, quail, duck, and veal
It’s no wonder that they have so much zeal.
A wild dog, as you well know
Can’t sit around and be so slow.
He has to search for food, both day and night
Through feathers and fur he has to bite.
Even the water he drinks isn’t always nearby
His throat can get awful sore and dry.
We too, must work and earn our daily bread
For our food, drink and shelter, we need not dread
We have a Heavenly Father, who knows our every need
If we but ask, He will supply our bed and feed,
We are thankful for our parents, who train us so well
Study His word and pray that others we may tell,
Keep us informed in what you plan to do,
Or anything else that is new!
June 15, 2008
Often in Spring our mornings are cool and damp
But by mid afternoon the sun is bright as a lamp.
Warms up to about sixty, need only a jacket or coat
Our past winter now seems far and remote!
It’s good for the wallet, as gas heat costs a lot!
As we look forward to summer and weather quite hot!
Soon it is June and we now use our fans
Going outside, as we now get our tans.
July and August, our heat reaches its peak,
Now the air conditioner, as cooler air we seek.
What we save on gas, we spend on electric fees
Hoping once again for cool and gentle breeze.
September and October cooler nights with morning dews,
Leaves begin to change and send its warning clues.
November and December, soon the end of our year,
We love all our seasons, the new season we do not fear.
To our grandson Alex Recker we send our very best,
Since he is one of the best in Chicago Midwest,
We can’t call him our little drummer boy anymore,
As he appears to be somewhere around six foot four,
Keep up your studying and getting good grades
We’re so glad you don’t wear earrings or braids,
Follow your dad’s example all these many years
Don’t get hooked on girls, bad habits, or many beers,
Keep up your Bible reading and of course daily prayers,
He hears you, loves you, and we know he really cares,
Take good care of your sisters, Kelly and Sarah Jean
Obey Mother and Father and don’t be rude or mean,
In any job you do (Starbucks) give it the best you can
This is all part of becoming a Godly young man
Set a good example and don’t go along with the crowd
Be a Christian in your behavior, of that you can be proud
Keep in touch with two grandmas and a grandpa as well
When you get a car don’t be too quick to sell
Continue with the poetry, a gift which is also fun
With all this advice, I am now finally done!
Grandpa Recker (3/4 of a century old)