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I never really knew him; born in 1902 and divorced by my mother when I was barely 2, he haunted my childhood while remaining completely absent from my life. When he died at age 56, my mother had ...
by LeftOfYou
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 01:05 PM PDT with 74 Recommends
There are some wonderful Father's Day diaries on Daily Kos. Some have been recognized by Community Spotlight , others by hitting the Rec List , and going through the Recents (at noon Pacific on ...
by Cali Scribe
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 12:55 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
Still wondering what to get your #sekritarmy dad for Father's Day? We have a suggestion for that guy who has everything.
by whoknu
Comment Count 73 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 12:02 PM PDT with 98 Recommends
In 1960, my dad, a Marine officer, was transferred from Barstow, California, to Albany, GA, which was quite a culture shock in some ways. I was 12 years old, and an active Boy Scout. In Barstow, my ...
by gshenaut
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 09:32 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
It's not supposed to be like this. Today is the one day of my life where I am expected to simply relax. The yard can wait, the kids feed me an inedible breakfast in ...
by twigg
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 09:47 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Father's Day put me in mind of my own Dad, a Lutheran minister, guitar player and compulsive hobbyist, who gave me a lot and enriched my life. I've posted before about how he instilled in me a love ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 08:57 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Today I would like to make a father's day tribute to my unemployed blue collar man. Most folks don't realize that many blue collar guys have been forced to take up the slack in the parenting arena ...
by wavpeac
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 07:23 AM PDT with 51 Recommends
This has been a year of debate on women’s health and Planned Parenthood, both of which I wholeheartedly support and advocate. But there is also the issue of Planned Parenthood and men’s health , ...
by newmexicobear
Comment Count 88 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 05:08 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
My father, like so many young men in the 40s and 50s, was a soldier. He went on to serve 21 years in the Army. Much of my life and many of my views are colored by that one simple, or not so simple, ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 163 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 08:59 AM PDT with 208 Recommends
Kenny Montgomery still had the first guitar he ever owned, hanging on the wall in his music room. He was twelve years old when he got that guitar. He'd already been playing for six years on borrowed ...
by smell the coffee
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 10:48 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
You know, I don't shop at JCPenney, and I've never particularly cared for their stores, but they've been pretty damn awesome on gay issues. I'm sure you remember the brouhaha after they named Ellen ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 232 comments on Wed May 30, 2012 at 04:41 PM PDT with 550 Recommends
You remember Baby Dennis, the former child star? At least vaguely, right? In the sailor suit, in some of those old movies from the 30's and 40's? That was Dad.
by wiseacre
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Jun 19, 2011 at 11:21 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
For thousands, Father's Day will mean only memories. Their fathers were killed in America's longest wars.
by brasch
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jun 19, 2011 at 09:02 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
And I hope everyone is having a Happy Father’s Day! To those of you lucky enough to still have your dads, cherish this day. To those of us who have only memories, try to make them fond memories.
by luvsathoroughbred
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Jun 19, 2011 at 09:09 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
I lost my Dad on September 14th, 2010. He suffered bravely thru a long battle with stage 4 prostrate cancer. This is my first Father's Day without a Dad to call. No talks about our respective yards ...
by joeyess
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jun 19, 2011 at 08:57 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
My Dad died on October 24, 2007 at the age of 91. He was a quintessential member of the "Greatest Generation." Born in 1916 to immigrant parents, he made it through the Depression, went to City ...
by Upper West
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Jun 19, 2011 at 08:01 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
My dad died back in February. I wrote about him [here http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/02/11/942879/-My-dad-will-die-this-weekend:-What-an-amazing-life?via=search]. The memorial was Wednesday. ...
by plf515
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun Jun 19, 2011 at 03:45 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Greetings from Computer Hell. This is not the diary I started to post at 9:30 Saturday evening. However, after a complete system crash that required a full-blown system Recovery and six (that’s ...
by carolita
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Jun 19, 2011 at 12:54 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
by Neon Vincent
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Jun 18, 2011 at 09:18 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
I am going to drive north tomorrow to spend a few hours with my Dad. It will be our last Father's Day. I confess, I am a stew of mixed emotions. He is my Dad, and I love him, so there is a lot of ...
by RoCali
Comment Count 82 comments on Sat Jun 18, 2011 at 03:45 PM PDT with 125 Recommends