When children are little, people often comment on how much they look like their mother or father. As toddlers and young boys, my sons seemed to change from year to year, sometimes looking like their dad while other times resembling me. As they grew up, they each took on a look of their own, but there will always be a family resemblance.
Personalities sometimes mimic the parents as well. It becomes more and more apparent as the years go by that my oldest son, Bryan, takes after me in many respects and my younger son, Daniel, takes after his dad. Lately, Daniel has become like a little clone of my husband. Among other qualities, they have the exact same sarcastic and sick sense of humour and quite often I have heard people saying, “Wow, you are so much like your Dad”. They are like two peas in a pod! Trust me though, this is not a bad thing (well, most of the time anyway). If Daniel grows up to be even half the man his father is, he will make an excellent husband, although I’m sure he will drive his wife crazy quite a bit of the time!!
Every time Daniel does or says something that reminds me of Mike, I think of these two photos. They were taken on different days (and Daniel is quite a bit older now) but are so alike (except for how much more tanned my hubby is) that it makes me laugh every time I look at them. I also just noticed today the cool reflection of the sun in Mike’s sunglasses. I sure wish I was sitting in the sun today, but instead we are dealing with -20 degrees celsius temperatures and a windchill of -32. Brrrrr!!!! And yes, in case any of you are wondering, I did have to go to work today. It didn’t storm quite enough to keep me at home. 😦