Category Archives: On Fatherhood

Evolving

  “You cannot raise your children as your parents raised you, because your parents raised you for a world that no longer exits”. Author unknown   Advertisements

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Assigning Roles

This week provided us with a glimpse of what to expect next in this crazy adventure we call parenting. We learned that the baby  our daughter Elissa (aka Jelly)  is carrying (via her husband, Cole)  is conclusively female, so now we can … Continue reading

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On Eschatological Urgency

Yesterday, blogging buddy David Kanigan posted Dad’s Favorite Song (29sec) It reminded me of conversations I have had with my parents, wife and our daughters.  Isn’t it interesting that sometimes we remember events with clarity, while others who were there have … Continue reading

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As Hoped And Planned

This is not the first time I opined on fatherhood and it probably won’t be the last. It’s a little long, but I’m in charge, here. This story will make much more sense if you go to the blog and … Continue reading

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Counting Down, #1

Note:  I hit “publish” instead of “preview”, so this was released about 8 hours early. *** Non-traditional, indeed, but I’m not a Silent Night kind of guy. My favorite, contemporary Christmas song, like #2,  is also written by Ian Anderson, … Continue reading

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I Forget

I often forget to take time to relax and enjoy the simple things in life. It seems that I am always busy, but doing what? Today, I was reminded of how important and refreshing it is to take some time … Continue reading

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Timeless

It was around  1994 that I purchased Tom Paxton’s A Childen’s Christmas CD.  I still have it today, although it’s uploaded to my iTunes and the jewel case is packed away somewhere.  The artwork for my version is very different … Continue reading

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I Have A Choice

I can write about the hurricanes or I can do a TBT on my daughters. Easy choice. These two go together.      

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Selecting A Mate, Simplified​

One of my greatest accomplishments as a father was to have been able to send our daughters to Aquinas HS and have them sit in classrooms that had Barry Cook standing in the front. Now, years after their high school … Continue reading

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And The Winners Are. . .

The total mileage for the 3-day journey was 2,237, but who’s counting? I’ll never do it again, but you’ve heard that before. The winners: The Most Boring Road: The stretch of road between Jacksonville, FL, and Mobile, Al is approximately 430 miles … Continue reading

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