Honoring our fathers, even after they’re gone.
The legacies of our fathers. A collection of stories and posts.
The importance of dads reading to their children…
Childhood memories of a dad gone too soon, with a little help from those who knew him.
Think dads aren’t critically important to their daughters? Think again.
The most important rule for dads to remember…
To the fathers who are gone, whatever your reasons, do you regret your departure? If good memories predominate then we are fortunate, though the moments that we mix with nostalgia are buried in a past that we refashion to suit us. We know too well the sunlight, in which we stand at your side. We […]
It’s Father’s Day. The first thing I did when I woke was go straight to the small framed Polaroid of my dad and me, taken on the last day I saw him. Father’s Day, nearly 25 years ago. There are a handful of other images tucked away. But that one, of the two of us, […]
Good gifts Digital SLRs. Flat panel TVs. Exotic watches. Cordless drills, wrench sets, any kind of tools. Grills, golf clubs, silk ties. These are good gifts, aren’t they? Maybe even fabulous gifts? This used to be the lexicon of my month of June – whatever the latest and greatest gifts might be – for the […]
Last evening I wrote in the quiet. I watched a movie on cable. I read, then wrote some more. And settled slowly into a rhythm of 24 hours of silence. Strangely peaceful silence. Everything in me unwinds, finally, after a week of being on my own, in this observation of an hour of silence, and […]