Tag Archives: Fathers

Siblings

When the promised and much-touted GI Bill of Rights proved logistically inadequate to my college ambitions and my father was opposed and unhelpful to them; I turned in desperation for help from my then grown siblings. I’d done the math … Continue reading

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The Christmas Gift

This morning I told my son I got him a Christmas present but I didn’t want to give it to him because doing so would just spoil the surprise. We argued a bit over this and I continued to adamantly refuse … Continue reading

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