I had gotten my ears pierced without his knowledge and my mom and aunt had to make sure he wouldn't find out. Thank goodness for long hair. But of course he found out. That same day.
He had come home from work and in all my excitement to see him, I jumped up to kiss him on the cheek. And then he saw it. My ears. Pierced! OLD SCHOOL STYLE!!!!!! (i.e hot needle and thread.) What were those two thinking??????!!!!!!!!!!!!!????????
I don't even think I felt the pain of his ripping the threads out of my ears. In two quick moves, snatch, snatch. Needless to say, my mom and aunt got an earful. It was on that day that I knew, my dad was not the one!
He was always a family man, but strict and stern. As his youngest, I was the one he watched the closest. I had 4 older brothers whom lived at home and their fr…