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The Blue Bomb

The car I will always associate with my dad is a blue 1968 Ford Falcon station wagon. It’s the car he drove when I was a little kid. He kept driving it after I grew up. It had a few … Continue reading

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Keep Away From My Daughter

Shortly after we discovered our first child would be a girl, I received sage advice from a co-worker. “Just remember,” he said, “little girls are God’s curse on men for being teenagers.” I laughed because I though he was joking. … Continue reading

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A Hand in the Dark

Like every other kid, I thought my dad could fix any problem, had vast knowledge, and was braver than Superman. In my mind, Dad could do anything. He also handled all the scary things around the house (though he did … Continue reading

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50 Things I Learned From My Father

My father has taught me many things in my nearly 40 years. Some of them were things he directly said, and some lessons came from how he lives. Some he meant me to teach me and some he may have … Continue reading

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Stories Should Be Told

Occasionally, I’m asked something along the lines of, “Why do you tell so many stories?” Part of the answer to that question is that I simply enjoy telling stories. Even if I am sick, felling down, or generally tired, someone … Continue reading

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