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  Bringing Up Father - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bringing Up Father was a comic strip created by George McManus that ran from January 12, 1913 to May 28, 2000.
McManus was inspired by The Rising Generation, a musical comedy by William Gill that he had seen as a boy in the Grand Opera House in St.
Louis, Missouri, in the late 19th Century, where his father was manager.
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 Complete Geriatric Care - Feature: "Bringing up Father, or, the Reluctant Gerontologist"
Father had a slight stroke in 1978, which had no visible aftereffects, but which made me feel guilty that I had not yet “done my time”.
Bringing up Father is never easy, but my father presented rather more of a challenge than many I have known.
My father was very upset at this turn of events, and shortly afterwards rented a room in an apartment conveniently located just up the street from the Legion.
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 The Jewish Journal Of Greater Los Angeles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
But my father was already too old to buy coverage with good home-care benefits when they became available during the 1990s.
Bringing an elderly, ill parent into your own home is a very personal decision.
I have gained a quiet but strong peace of mind knowing that my father was as comfortable as possible as we shared his last year together.
www.jewishjournal.com /archive/09.01.00/othervoices.09.01.00.html   (1084 words)

 The Holloway Pages: Bringing Up Father   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In creating Bringing Up Father, McManus was heavily inspired by his recollections of a touring production of The Rising Generation that he had seen performed several times as a youth when it had played at the Grand Opera House in St. Louis, where his father served as manager.
This strip was reprinted in Bringing Up Father, starring Maggie and Jiggs, a collection of strips published by Charles Scribner's Son's in 1973.
Other than watching Bringing Up Father quickly maturing into the reliable, laugh-provoking concept that McManus continued to mine successfully until the time of his death, the most remarkable thing about this collection is to note how uninspired and stale his one-note alternate strips appear by comparison.
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 Bringing My Father into Focus by: Brenda Carter
In one photo my father is an eight-year-old in knee pants, a Canadian farm boy absorbed in the task of keeping a hen tucked under each arm while a guinea pig peers out from under the lapels of his jacket.
As a fond father, his eyes are fixed on the toddler me rather than on the camera.
All I learn is that my father was patient enough to cut out two paper wardrobes for an eager three year old who bent the dolls' cardboard arms before he could finish the job.
www.moondance.org /1998/spring98/nonfiction/father.html   (1706 words)

 Comic Art & Graffix Gallery Artist Biographies - George McManus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bringing Up Father was a conceptual burlesque of American life in the early part of this century.
Bringing Up FatherTop half of a Sunday page from 1935.
Bringing Up FatherBottom half of a Sunday page from 1935.
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 Did you Know...?: Bringing Up Father
Before the Clampetts packed up their things and moved to Beverly (Hills, that is), there were Jiggs, Maggie and Nora in George McManus's long-running comic strip Bringing Up Father.
Bringing Up Father, which first appeared in 1913, is the story of an Irish-American family whose lives are drastically altered by winning the grand prize in an Irish sweepstakes.
The transformation is met with mixed emotions, as Jiggs, the head of the household, would much rather continue eking out an unencumbered and simple existence, while his wife, Maggie and daughter, Nora, yearn for acceptance in their new social strata.
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 Bringing Up Father -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
McManus's sense of design and smooth lines made the strip stand out on the comics page and were influential on many other artists.
Louis, (A midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union) Missouri, in the late 19th Century, where his father was manager.
In 1995, the strip was one of 20 included in the (additional info and facts about Comic Strip Classics) Comic Strip Classics series of commemorative US (A token that postal fees have been paid) postage stamps.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/B/Br/Bringing_Up_Father.htm   (380 words)

 Index to Comic Art Collection: "Fathers" (A-I titles)
Ernestillo says that if his father can see his wife and talk to her when he's drunk, he wants to do it too and talk to his mother.
Disguised as a boy she accompanies her father on his murderous jobs, during which she pretends to be a mute so as not to give away her voice.
Ricardo's mother is frantic and fainting, and his father beats him savagely with his belt, but after an explanation the father is proud of his son.
www.lib.msu.edu /comics/rri/frri/father_a.htm   (5333 words)

 Bringing Up Father's Kids
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but raise them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
Bringing up Father’s kids challenges the best of us, whether in our own family or in our church family.
Train up a child in the way that he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it, (Pro 22.6).
www.centpresrussellville.org /ser2003/ser2-23-2003.htm   (1402 words)

 Quotes on Fatherhood
For thousands of years, father and son have stretched wistful hands across the canyon of time, each eager to help the other to his side, but neither quite able to desert the loyalties of his contemporaries.
Try, all of you, to follow in his footsteps and don't be discouraged, for to be really in everything like him none of you, I am sure, will ever be.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
www.twilightbridge.com /hobbies/festivals/father/quotation.htm   (690 words)

 Friday's Inspiration - 6/6/2003 - Bringing Up Father
They can be fathers to all children around them, especially to those who grow up in single parent homes, or those whose fathers are in some way absent from their day-to-day lives.
A good father is willing to make mistakes, to learn from them, and even apologize for them; his aim is never to prove himself, but to make life a little more joyful for everyone with whom he comes into contact.
But the greatest gift a father can give his family is the knowledge that he is there for them, unafraid, and ready to exert all he has for their sakes, physically, mentally, and spiritually, at any time of the day or night.
www.angelfire.com /journal/fridaysinspiration/archives/060603.html   (1726 words)

 Bringing up father / Child support system helps men become part of their children's lives
Nationwide, the fastest growing category of parenting is single fathers -- up 50 percent since 1990, to 2 million fathers.
More fathers than ever are striving to be part of their children's lives.
While California spends millions trying to collect money from fathers for child support, fathers struggling to spend time with their children are virtually on their own.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2001/12/02/LV15090.DTL   (1526 words)

 The Father Loves You
Jesus personal experience of the Spirit’s power and His Father’s love marks this out as one of the central events of his life and a timeless model to help us center our lives in the power of God’s love.
Five years after writing his bestselling The Father Loves You, and recovering from life-threatening cancer, Ed Piorek shares lessons recently learned about living a life that depends on, rests in and ministers out of the power of the Father’s love.
The classic themes of the Revelation of the Father’s love and the Restoration of the Father Relationship are renewed with deepened insight after Ed’s recovery from cancer.
www.fatherlovesyou.com /products.html   (685 words)

 Don Markstein's Toonopedia: Bringing Up Father
On January 12, 1913, he debuted Bringing Up Father, about an Irishman named Jiggs, who doesn't understand why his ascension to wealth means he can't hang out with his friends, and his nagging, social-climbing wife, Maggie.
Before McManus died, in 1954, Bringing Up Father made him two fortunes (the first was lost in the 1929 stock market crash).
The memory remains, however, and that's why Bringing Up Father was one of 20 strips, including The Yellow Kid and The Katzenjammer Kids, appearing in the 1995 "Comic Strip Classics" series of U.S. postage stamps.
www.toonopedia.com /jiggs.htm   (510 words)

 Bringing Up Boys - Parenting Books/Boys - Dr. James Dobson - 084235266X   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
An entire generation of boys is growing up without a clear idea of what it means to be a man. But there is hope.
In Bringing Up Boys, Dr. James Dobson, America's foremost authority on the family, provides a road map for raising healthy sons -- for shaping the next generation of responsible, God-honoring men.
Drawing on his many years of experience as a child psychologist and family counselor, as well as the latest research, Dr. Dobson offers practical advice and encouragement for parents, teachers, counselors, youth leaders, and others involved in shaping the lives of boys.
adoptionshop.com /p516/parenting-books-boys/bringing-up-boys.html   (345 words)

 The Father's House Vineyard Christian Fellowship, Cedar Rapids, IA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Here at Father's House Vineyard Church, we strive to keep the vision of John Wimber alive and well.
Before his death in November of 1997, this ordinary man of faith had been raised up as an international speaker, a best-selling author, pastor of the Vineyard Christian Fellowship in Anaheim, California, and founder of the Vineyard Movement worldwide.
Yet despite the limited contact, John became my spiritual father and mentor and my life (all except my golf game!) has been transformed through his.
www.crvineyard.org /WIMBER.htm   (523 words)

 Search Results for father - Encyclopædia Britannica
Credit for originating the holiday is generally given to Sonora Smart Dodd of Spokane, Washington, whose father, a Civil War...
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.-based center dedicated to research and practice that expands the knowledge base on father involvement in their children's lives.
Features a list of famous twins and their fathers and membership details of this club.
www.britannica.com /search?query=father&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (491 words)

 Bringing Up Father
Example of Bringing Up Father daily by Vern Greene, June 18, 1960.
Example of Bringing Up Father daily by Vern Greene, December 10, 1960.
Example of Bringing Up Father daily by Vern Greene, November 23, 1962.
www.comicstripfan.com /Newspaper/BringingUpFather/BringingUpFather.htm   (169 words)

 IMDb Title Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bringing Heroes to Life - Voice Within: A Portrait of Ray Adams (2002)
Your original search was changed to "Bringing Up Baby" because this is more likely to give better matches.
There may be additional matches in special interest areas that are only available to users choosing to see them.
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 Bringing up a Dream Child :: Pustak Mahal
A mother of two energetic and well-adjusted teenagers, she shares her experiences and techniques of bringing up well-disciplined children.
One day I rang up my sister, a senior consultant in a multinational company and a mother of two — an energetic three-year-old and a one-year-old kid.
Some others tend to bottle up anger and explode like a volcano at a later date, venting their fury on one and all.
www.pustakmahal.com /book/book/bid,,9213F/index.html   (2061 words)

 agencyfaqs! > news & features > McDonald's: Bringing up father   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
But the fathers still needed to be addressed.
In India, fathers are generally the decision makers when it comes to where to eat.
Thus evolved the warm, caring, approachable father who, in the brand ad, gently helps his son overcome his fears and regain his confidence.
www.agencyfaqs.com /news/stories/2000/06/01/44.html   (607 words)

 Jay Manalo: Bringing up father - Jun. 15, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jay Manalo: Bringing up father - Jun. 15, 2003
But one relationship that Jay cannot opt out of is the one with his dad, whom he describes as someone who is "bumming around." His father Eustaquio Jr.
When Eustaquio returned to the Philippines, he brought with him a son with a Korean woman and a year-old child by a Filipino woman.
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 Bringing Up Father - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Bringing Up Father - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Bringing Up Father contains research on
Bringing Up Father, Film versions and External links.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Maggie_and_Jiggs   (407 words)

 Father Damien --  Encyclopædia Britannica
May 13, 2001, Scranton, Pa.), was nominated for an Academy Award for his portrayal of Father Damien Karras in the motion picture The Exorcist (1973).
In recognition of his missionary work, Father Damien was nominated for a place of honor for Hawaii in the National Statuary Hall in 1965.
At these conferences, political leaders who later came to be known as the Fathers of Confederation laid the groundwork for the creation of the Dominion of Canada.
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 Father's Rights Association of New York State -
A Fathers Gift When a father' takes time to share the content of his own heart - his dreams; his doubts; his resilient hope - he gives his child the power to believe in the possibilities of their own life.
By sharing his own humanity, he affirms their right to become all that they might imagine; all that their heart may guide them to be.
The Father's Rights Association, along with other community-based organizations will hold an all-day Festival to Dad at Lehman H.S., 3000 E. Tremont Avenue from 9 A.M. to 4 P.M. bring your children and your family will be treated to shows by the NYPD, FDNY as well as balloons, face-painting and other events.
www.fathersrightsnys.com   (343 words)

 MAGGIE AND JIGGS - BRINGING DOWN FATHER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
That's been funny since the 1930's "Bringing Up Father" comic strip made fun of Maggie beating up on Jiggs.
Few judges will believe a father who seeks custody when his wife falsely accuses him of being the aggressor in domestic violence.
Then she is rewarded by being allowed to beat up on him in court, taking his children, his property, his income, his self-respect.
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 Amazon.com Books: New & used textbooks, biographies, children's books, science fiction, cookbooks & more   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pick up one of these featured boxed sets and dive into the whole series in one sitting.
At the age of twenty-three, James Frey woke up on a plane to find his four front teeth had been knocked out.
Rice departs from her usual subject matter to pen this curious portrait of a seven-year-old Jesus, who departs Egypt with his family to return home to Nazareth.
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 USATODAY.com - Haunting images of 'No Towers'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He also describes a trip to Indiana in 2002 that jarred his sense of how the rest of the country was dealing with the attacks.
In Indiana, he writes, people were "as worked up over a frat house's zoning violations" as with terrorist threats.
Although those on the left will nod in agreement with most or all of Spiegelman's views, readers on the right might not pick up this book, which is too bad.
www.usatoday.com /life/books/news/2004-09-06-spiegelman_x.htm   (767 words)

 Bringing Up Boys: Young and Healthy Summer 2004, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Bringing Up Boys: Young and Healthy Summer 2004, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
I don't think the differences between boys and girls are as big as they used to be," says Dr. Bailey, father of three boys and two girls.
The Fall 2004 issue of Young and Healthy featured an article on the unique aspects of bringing up girls
www.cincinnatichildrens.org /health/yh/archives/2004/summer/boys.htm   (537 words)

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