Tag Archives: Father

Christmas Blues

Christmas is my favorite time of the year.  Especially since my son was born.  I get to relive all of those magical childhood memories through my son and see those through my son’s eyes.  I love it.  I love surprising … Continue reading

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The Death of an Era

It has been a little over a month since my dad passed away.  Yes.  He died.  He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.  He received chemotherapy.  He had the cancer surgically removed.  He was cured.  He died.  It went so fast.  … Continue reading

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Oh, Woe! Happy Siblings Day.

For the months, days, hours, minutes leading up to my trip to Iowa to visit my father, my stress level was high and my emotions were all over the place.  Most of the time, when I would find myself alone … Continue reading

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Mortality and Regret

It’s funny. All of the issues I had with my marriage came from my upbringing. Being the child of an alcoholic wasn’t easy. My father was an easy target for the small-minded townspeople that I grew up with. I heard … Continue reading

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My, How Things Don’t Change

No matter what, I will keep a positive, optimistic attitude.  I have hard days or weeks, but whatever.  I am not going to let shit beat me down.  It’s just shit, nonetheless.  It will get flushed out eventually.  I am … Continue reading

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