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June 15 2014 With Dad…. the Normal Becomes Much More Perfect Than That

Father’s day comes in many shapes and sizes.  When it comes to my family (and specifically my father) those shapes and sizes are large, chaotic and loud.  I don’t think he would want it any other way, or that we … Continue reading

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June 1, 2014 Tales of the Dutiful Son and his Beer

I don’t find yard work enjoyable at the best of times.  However, it is one of those necessary evils–I guess.  Today I had the pleasure (Hmmm?) of doing some chores for my father.  These chores saw this dutiful son scaling … Continue reading

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May 19, 2014: A Sure Sign Spring Has Arrived

Today’s perfect moment comes as an epiphany–a word I have always wanted to use since I first read James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. This afternoon saw me walking around an unfamiliar neighbourhood in a … Continue reading

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