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Posted: 10/20/2004 12:11:09 PM EST
My best buddy had baby daughter. I actually delievered her. His wife just called and asked if I would be the godfather of the baby. I am honored but it seems to be a huge responsibility. But anyway, I guess I knew it was coming, I bought her a set of hockey skates even before they asked me to be the godfather. Any hints from the old farts? I also started a college savings program for her.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:17:02 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:20:08 PM EST
You can act like a man!

slap

What's the matter with you? Is this how you turned out? A Hollywood

finocchio that ah cries like a woman?
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:21:21 PM EST
Sorry no pinkie ring. I have other rings... nevermind!
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:22:45 PM EST
It is your responsibility to help the parents teach the child about God, and the Christian Faith.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:27:03 PM EST
Thats going to be a task and half. They are both Catholics but he has had bad experiences with organized religion and has a problem with it. She is ambivalent.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:27:58 PM EST
You'll be able to tell your wife never to ask about your business.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:30:34 PM EST

Originally Posted By wedge1082:
It is your responsibility to help the parents teach the child about God, and the Christian Faith.



I am a Godfather to two , my responsibility is to teach them about God. All faiths are included.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:31:13 PM EST
No wife, just a convertible, motorcycle and my guns. Have a understanding GF though.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:32:19 PM EST
LoL...not a godfather, the Godfather

Lucabrazzi sleeps with the fishes...(sp)
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:32:56 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/20/2004 12:33:17 PM EST by the]
A relative of mine had a child. They asked me to be the child's godfather. I agreed, then they decided not to raise the child in any sort of faith, because the mother wasn't, and she 'turned out okay.'

I guess that makes my job a bit easier. Kind of like being laid off.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:33:13 PM EST
Get a pinky ring.
Now.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:35:39 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:36:36 PM EST
wait wait wait.....
You delievered your best friends baby?
I mean, I my best friend was a proctoligist I
wouldnt want him doing the procedure on me?

Oh, and Congrats BTW you will love being a GodFather.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:46:06 PM EST
Congrats!!

Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:47:36 PM EST
Ya, I was surprised that they wanted me to be her doctor. It was like weird at first. But she can be a handful and I think they liked the fact that they could get a hold of me 24/7. She had a real difficult early gestation but later she was a trooper and was in labor only 4 hours for her first baby. I sped to the delivery and almost missed it because I didnt think it would come so fast. My buddy was hilarious. I never saw him so nervous. He paced the floor and made a 3 foot long trench wood. I am very thankful that everything went so well.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:49:45 PM EST
I have a god daughter and a god son, I just act like an uncle. I give them birthday and christmas presents, and I'm there if they ever need anything,.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:55:03 PM EST
Her father says that all the time. Look, honey uncle Don came to see you.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 1:03:50 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/20/2004 1:06:17 PM EST by five-star]

Originally Posted By ARDOC:
My best buddy had baby daughter. I actually delievered her. His wife just called and asked if I would be the godfather of the baby. I am honored but it seems to be a huge responsibility. But anyway, I guess I knew it was coming, I bought her a set of hockey skates even before they asked me to be the godfather. Any hints from the old farts? I also started a college savings program for her.



They are just hitting you up for a gift every Christmas and birthday. I'm am uncle too so that's a double wammy.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 1:07:16 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 2:57:14 PM EST
No kidding. My niece wrote me a letter the other day.

Dear Uncle Don, I really like riding horses. Will you buy me a pony? I love you lots, Sabine.

WTF! She mailed me a copy and to make sure I would get it she sent a copy of the letter with my mom to hand deliver! How in the hell does a 5 yo know how to work a xerox machine?

Yes the peacemaker is the traitor. He will sleep with the fishies.
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