This year is my twenty-eighth Father’s Day from the father’s side of the celebration. I haven’t been able to commemorate it from the son’s side since 2007. I miss my dad and look forward to seeing him again in the future. Last year, I compiled a list of musings about fatherhood that expressed how I felt about some of the questions, challenges, and experiences I’ve had as the father of four children. This year, I’m adding to that list.
On another beautiful morning in southern California in the mid-1990s, I pulled the shower curtain back to turn on the water and—lo and behold—the tub basin was covered with toys of varying sizes and shapes. This wasn’t the first time our sons’ toys were left strewn across my path.Read More »
It’s pretty easy to answer this question, right? I mean, worst case, you might need to look at a map or your phone to find the answer, but most of the time, you’re clearly aware of where you are at any given time during the day. Your internal navigation system keeps you centered and aware of where you are and where you’re going as you tend to the everyday affairs of life.Read More »