Posts Tagged: father’s day

Just the one Dad is enough

Yup, it’s Father’s Day weekend. I haven’t done a Father’s Day post in a while, so it’s high time. This year, like every one I’ve been on this earth, I am blessed to have my Dad with me. And, as I’ve often recounted and will do so again, just the one Dad is enough. Regular… Read more »

What makes a good Father’s Day?

I was out with some close friends yesterday for Father’s Day and it got me to thinking about what makes for a good Father’s Day. For a long time, my Dad has been “unavailable” for Father’s Day.  He and my Stepmom have had a regular get-together with close friends for many years (possibly decades).  So… Read more »

Finally, a Father’s Day together!

Without intending, this looks like it’s turning into “Niece week”, with at least another niece related post on the docket for tomorrow. It was just after we had finished our first set of tennis yesterday when my phone rang.  My tennis partner looked at me and said “That’s yours” as if he needed to say… Read more »

Father’s Day, part 2 – Dad

Dad. A lot of life, memories and stories invested in that word.  Not all of it was positive, for sure.  My endless attempts to meet up to his lofty expectations led to developing a perfectionist complex that’s taken decades for me to (mostly) unwind.  And his occasional dips into worry over my ability to choose… Read more »

Father’s Day, part 1 – Grandpa

I was going to begin this post with a digression about how I dedicated an entire week of my blog to Moms but only two days to Dads, but then I realized trying to capture my Grandpa in a single post was going to be long enough, so I leave the digression up to any… Read more »