Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Andy Griffith and good parenting

Today America lost a great television personality when the actor, Andy Griffith, passed away at the age of 86. 

I have spent the past several years watching the beloved, Andy Griffith Show with my wife and children - usually during our lunches together. 

We have seen every episode (only the classic black & white ones) many times and jokingly quote from them in many of our family situations.

I think more American kids should be encouraged to watch this classic program.  It is wholesome, well-acted, intelligent and overall a good example of how to live a simple life.

There are also moments that are very educational and have helped me as a dad and as an economics professor.  The following clip is one of them.  I hope you will enjoy it.

Thanks for all the laughs and lessons Andy...

1 comment:

  1. I totally agree. It was a great show and Opie added a lot of wisdom himself from a child's view.