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FATHERS DAY MILLENNIALS LEARN THE ROPES FROM OLD DADS

Fathers Day millennials start with a walk in the forest. The Oregon Forest. Dark, green, and deep. The ‘find a park’ map is dotted nearly solid around here. This forest stuff is all over the place. But it is Oregon, you expect trees. What you also expect is no snakes, bugs, bats, or wild animals […]

FATHERS DAY, LIKE A BIRTHDAY BUT NOT A WEEK LONG

Ten years later our sister showed up for family pictures. Until then it was all boys. Fathers of an all boy family have problems with their Boys Club. If the boys grow up to be bad men, it’s on the them. Good men? Lucky they had such a good mom. Does that sound right? A […]

FATHER’S DAY LONG REMEMBERED

My wife’s dad passed away when she was nineteen. That’s him with his eyes wide open. Looks like a fun guy. From all reports he was a fun guy. Outgoing, loud, opinionated. He’d have fit right in with my group. He moved to America from England with a stop in Canada along with his wife […]

REACHING FOR FATHER’S DAY

Go More Than Halfway Talking to my boomer friends reveals a divide between those who use social media and those who don’t. One of my besties said he’d have no relationship with his kids if he hadn’t learned to text on his smart phone. Another said he wasn’t caving to the trend. He wanted a […]