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I wasn't going to write about my two Moms. But Leen came to me in a dream the night before I wrote that... She reminded me that if she could write about losing her children, then she thought I ...
by nicolemaschke
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 09:08 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
My dad suffered a great deal for his work, helping our country, and even facing the McCarthy Commission. He was really a great guy. The nicest man I ever knew. The biggest heart. The kind of guy ...
by Floyd Blue
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 07:35 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Dear Daddy, I Miss You so much! What would you say about tonight’s Super Bowl? Yes, my non-sports-fan ass watched the Super Bowl, mostly for the commercials, though I was seriously disappointed ...
by Deja
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 08:54 PM PST with 1 Recommend
About my home and the people it came from.
by Pam LaPier
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2014 at 06:22 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
It was 1974, and I was thirteen years old. My father was terminally ill with cancer, and we watched John Wayne movies every Sunday. I am often reminded of his disapproval when I wore a pair of jeans,
by Ann Marie Poli
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 01:35 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
I was cruising the good old Youtube earlier today and found three songs that reminded me of my dad. Songs that he used to sing out loud, or talk about, from when he was a kid.... to us when we were ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 32 comments on Sat Feb 01, 2014 at 06:39 PM PST with 9 Recommends
My brother Reid is disabled. He has been living with me until we get him well enough so that he can move into his place 80 steps away from mine. Last night he went into Diabetic crisis when he blood ...
by michelewln
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jan 30, 2014 at 07:47 AM PST with 23 Recommends
Thursday is my Dad's birthday. He would have been 95. Instead he died at 80 of a sudden heart attack. He was planting a bush and keeled over and was dead before he hit the ground. I was the only ...
by michelewln
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Jan 27, 2014 at 05:01 PM PST with 11 Recommends
My Dad had his 82nd birthday on Valentine's Day a year ago, and then passed away six days later. A tribute to him is here . I am so grateful for the support from the ...
by James Wells
Comment Count 52 comments on Mon Feb 17, 2014 at 05:01 PM PST with 39 Recommends
It is not possible to capture a lifetime in words. But I will provide a few regarding things I want to remember about Keith, my Dad. He was always strong. Both mentally and physically. When he ...
by JRFredlund
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Oct 11, 2013 at 11:54 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
I'm going to show you where my dad lives in Denver I went to visit my dad in Denver from last Thursday through yesterday. I hadn't been back there to visit in 3 years. He came to visit me about ...
by paradise50
Comment Count 63 comments on Mon Sep 09, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
How will American society survive when there are members who display such xenophobia (hatred and fear of foreigners or strangers)? Hey, no matter who we are as a human group, we are all the same and ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Aug 21, 2013 at 09:35 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
I often talk about my mom here and not my dad. Well my father is a rock star. How about a few happy stories. At the top of the list is this. We had an openly gay family member move home. Literally ...
by webranding
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Aug 12, 2013 at 04:22 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Violet, Mark, and George Andersen in better times (and Pixie, how can I forget her). This is my 13th Father's Day without a dad and my 13th Father's Day as a dad. When my dad, George Andersen, ...
by Mark E Andersen
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Jun 16, 2013 at 07:24 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
In the 1950s, stereotypical housewives, like June Cleaver , of Leave It To Beaver and Margaret Anderson of Father Knows Best, may have brought immense joy and laughter in the households of many, and ...
by The Opportunity Agenda
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 02:37 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
I remember my father putting out his index finger and I would hold it with my entire hand as we walked together. He was tall and strong, not just to small me, but to everyone who knew him.
by James Wells
Comment Count 83 comments on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 08:04 PM PST with 230 Recommends
The owner of the catcher’s mitt was born on October 16, 1882 and was named James Francis Wilson. He was called Frank. I never knew him personally because he died before I was born. What I know of ...
by michelewln
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2013 at 09:12 AM PST with 13 Recommends
I was playing with my two boys the other day and I had a few questions that popped into my mind. I wanted to ask my wife about what she thought about the questions. Unfortunately I never got around ...
by Borganic
Comment Count 53 comments on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 07:21 PM PST with 0 Recommends
On this day in history an earth-shattering event occurred. Jack Lloyd Wilson was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. What do you mean it wasn’t an earth shattering event? He was my Dad and that makes it ...
by michelewln
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 07:16 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Back in November, I wrote a post about my father. This is a follow up. My Dad is dying. There is no sugarcoating it. No “nice” way to say something so horrible. You try to avoid the d-word, to ...
by bobcatgrad
Comment Count 88 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 07:01 AM PST with 173 Recommends