Fathers

FATHER'S DAY

7 Funny Books for Dad

7 Funny Books for Dad

I think many of us (long-suffering waitresses aside) will agree that dads can be pretty funny. And that humor, for better or for worse, is definitely absorbed by their young, impressionable kids. My own father has always appreciated a good […]

by × June 9, 2014 ×

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11 Awesome Literary Quotations Celebrating Dads

11 Awesome Literary Quotations Celebrating Dads

Happy Father’s Day! Here are some profoundly moving literary and historical quotes celebrating, honoring, and remembering our fathers and some of their most sage advice. “I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd […]

by × June 16, 2013 ×

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Books for the Cool Dad in Your Life

Books for the Cool Dad in Your Life

Tomorrow marks my second official Father’s Day, but I’m counting it as the first, since all I can remember about last year’s was that it involved a colicky two-month-old screaming, screaming, and screaming some more. I’ve learned a lot in […]

by × June 14, 2013 ×

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In Memory of My Father

In Memory of My Father

Last Tuesday, my father—a retired certified public accountant named Andrew—passed away after a long and torturous battle with emphysema. He was 79. To describe the experience of watching a man of his stature and personal intensity slowly wither away and […]

by × April 8, 2013 ×