9 Pieces of Everyday Wisdom From Uncle Phil

January 3, 2014 2:21 pm Comments Off on 9 Pieces of Everyday Wisdom From Uncle Phil Views: 1118

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Uncle Phil was a fountain of knowledge, always doling out advice on money, family and everything between. In honor of Avery, we remember some of Uncle Phil’s greatest words of wisdom that we can (and should) all live by.

  • 1. He knew the importance of building a savings account. How else could he afford Hillary’s $300 hat?

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  • 2. He thought about aging the way vintners think about wine.

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  • 3. He had a take-no-prisoners stance on making mistakes.

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  • 4. He taught Will not to judge people before getting to know them first.

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  • 5. He knew what it meant to maintain relationships.

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  • 6. He knew how to handle defeat.

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  • 7. He knew family is what you make of it.

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  • 8. He knew parenting wasn’t an easy job.

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    And that sometimes you have to ground your daughter for 10 years to get your point across.

  • 9. He knew that sometimes, saying nothing is the best answer.

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