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End of the World

Today, Veteran’s Day, is my father’s birthday. The good thing about that is that it is really easy to remember. Despite that, it got to a point in the day where I just about forgot to make the call. My … Continue reading

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The Polish Prince

Yesterday was my dad’s birthday. The only reason that I remember that is because it is on Veteran’s Day. It is as if before he was born the universe knew that I would never remember otherwise.  I have written in … Continue reading

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Yesterday, Father’s Day, a day fraught with emotion, loss, guilt and anger; not just for me but for many a close friend. We come from a generation of divorce. A generation raised by strong women. Some of us never knew … Continue reading

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But There Are No Words

I have never had a close relationship with my father. I think that his inability to connect with his children may have stemmed from his upbringing (although I remember my grandparents being extremely loving – my grandfather, Poppy, would dance … Continue reading

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Into the Abyss

Tomorrow my sister and I are going to visit my father. This is a visit that I have been procrastinating making for quite some time now. These visits are fraught with emotion for me, before, during and after. We have … Continue reading

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