Making the Time
The hands on my watch don’t move anymore, but the watch is not broken. I have purposely disengaged the mechanism.Read more.
A Letter to Dad
I think of you when I see my brothers and my children. I see you in my own quirky tendencies.Read more.
The Dad of My Childhood: Memories of Michigan Beaches, Chili Dinners, and Hard Work
Lake Michigan brought seagulls and warm sand to my childhood. The feeling of the lake air and the steady soundRead more.
An Amazing Father
Fathers have an important responsibility in the upbringing of their children. The presence or absence of a father can influenceRead more.
The Dad Who Loved Me Most Wasn’t Even My Dad
As a young child, I thought all adults got married and then divorced. Not only were my parents divorced, butRead more.
Dad’s Best Advice
“Catch us the foxes – The little foxes that spoil the vines For our vines have tender grapes.” Song ofRead more.
A Father’s Gift of Sobriety
“You want to be the one on the court the whole game, not just at halftime.” Words from my fatherRead more.
Of Love and Grace: A Father’s Forgiveness
A father can be a forever friend, especially to a girl who is wildly crazy about him. The love ofRead more.
Be a Dad Today?
A few days ago, I was watching a TV show with my 16-year-old son while mom and our youngest wereRead more.
The Fond Memories of Tough Love
My dad is someone I aspire to be like. When I was younger, he raised us with tough love. AsRead more.