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Badass Moment Reclamation

My dad and I haven’t spoken in nearly 10 years. It’s just so normal that when people have asked me recently if I have any family where I’m from, I say, “no.” Even though my dad still lives there, it … Continue reading

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The Fortunate Father and the Lionness

A couple of weeks ago, Little Guy asked me if my dad is still alive.   “Yes,” I said.   “You’re lucky you still have a dad,” he said.  “I suppose I am,” I said.   I hadn’t seen this … Continue reading

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Papa Appreciation

On the drive to dinner tonight, I felt a twinge of appreciation for my dad being around.  I have memories of him, most of them good, and almost all heart-wrenching after 1993.  “Huey Lewis and the Snooze” as Sid calls … Continue reading

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Rejection

Sometime in the last week I let some family members, to whom I don’t speak often, know that Ex had died.  These family members included my father who does not speak to me.  (Don’t get me started, it’s a long … Continue reading

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Last Week’s TT – Saying Goodbye

“Saying goodbye is never an easy thing, but you never said, you’d stay forever.  So if you must go, then darling I’ll set you free.  I know in time, we’ll be together.” Taylor Daynes My dad and I used to … Continue reading

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