Category Archives: Family

I No Longer Stink: A Dog Story

I’m sleeping downstairs on the saggy couch with the dog again.  I wake up each morning with a wrenching pain in my back. But I’m all right with it. At least I no longer stink. For a while it appeared … Continue reading

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Indulge Me, My Children

Every so often my children ask, “What was life like in the old days, Dad?” They’re talking about that time in history when I was alive but they did not yet exist. As I am now advanced in years, the … Continue reading

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On Father’s Day

  My father was part of that generation of men who expressed their affection toward their loved ones not through words but chiefly through practical acts of provision. And so his first response upon learning that he had just become … Continue reading

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