I came with something that I had written but when it came time to speak I adlibbed something I was happier with instead.
What I had prepared was: " Dad used to
say that if it worth doing then it worth doing well.
And he showed this in the way he lived his life from his job to his
Hobbies. If it wasn’t good enough
he would offer start over. I
remember one Christmas when he got me an electronics kit.
The kit required a considerable amount of assembled and he spent a whole
Sunday night trying to get it together, he was in the basement getting
frustrated and swearing at it. It
wasn’t until years later that I realized that he had a hard time showing
feeling and that working hard at something was his way of showing people that he
cared. I see this in my brother in
the way he’s raising his girls and my self in how I deal with people around