Dr Cranium was in the middle of a complicated brain aneurism/corrective surgery when he needed a break – he asked his daughter, the hospitial Candy Striper to take over.
General Patton Eishenhower Grant was involved at at National Security Conference pertaining to Russian Intel and – had to take a call about a July 4 Fireworks Committee – he asked his daughter, Mimi, the Girl Scout, to sit in for him at the Classified Event with 16 Generals.
Captain Elmo Washington, the head of the NYC Fire Department, was at the site of voracious, devastating fire – and needed to get away for a bit. He asked his daughter, Macy’s top Chanel Cosmetics Clerk, to take over in his absence. Carley refused to don any protective gear – she thought it would wrinkle her ensemble and “smoosh” her hair.
Just three typical examples of what men with responsible jobs do when they need to step away.
Have one of your kids sit in…No Knowledge Required.
via Daily Prompt: Caper
Joltin’ Joe – The Yankee Clipper – One of a kind
There will only be one Joe DiMaggio. His talent and tenacity are still talked about. He is best known for his 56-game hitting streak (May 15 – July 16, 1941)
An amazing record that still stands.
A boy from Martinez, California, Joe DiMaggio made it big. He came from a large Italian family and his father had dreams for his kids. Little did he know, three of his sons would be successful baseball players – and Joseph would be world famous.
When he retired, he ranked fifth in Career Home Runs (361) and sixth in Career Slugging percentage (.579).
He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1955, and was voted the sport’s Greatest Living Player in a poll taken during the baseball centennial year of 1969.
An American Icon
From the Joe Di Maggio Official Website
Joe DiMaggio was the quintessential American. More than a man or even a baseball player, he was also an authentic American hero, and cultural icon.