Category Archives: Dad

I am not a Republican. I do, however, like elephants.

I was raised a Presbyterian.  My mom said we started off Baptist, but switched at my father’s request.  She said at one time, he was very active in church.  I remember going every Sunday to church and Sunday School until … Continue reading

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I never used to be afraid of dying

I never used to be afraid of dying, but now it’s about all I worry about. I was never a normal child.  I didn’t fear death, I didn’t understand people who shut down completely when someone they knew died.  I … Continue reading

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Things I learned from my father

Some of you may be under the impression that I didn’t like or love my father.  And I understand that, given the three posts I’ve written about him so far. Allow me to clear that up. I am honest about my … Continue reading

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My Father was a Bastard and a Dick

Yesterday, I told you about my father’s issue with infidelity.  Today, let’s dig a little deeper into the most influential male role model in my life. My father was a bastard and a dick.  Seriously. He was adopted.  He never … Continue reading

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My Father the rock

I have spoken briefly of my father when I was a little boy, he was my hero when I was older, not so much He was quick to anger, quick to hit, and once told my mother that he couldn’t … Continue reading

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Dad had a temper

I was a lucky child. The longer you know me, the more you will hear me say this. My father worked, my mother stayed at home and raised us. At least until the marriage ended when I was in 8th … Continue reading

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