October 14, 2020
There are some experiences in life that never fully get filed away in the caverns of memory. They have a way of always staying near to the top.
Compare them to the worn-out hiking boots or jeans your wife wants you to throw away. That event is so deep in the past you should be blowing dust off the book cover. Nevertheless, it is a memory that brings back a smile like it happened this morning.
Dads have a way of stockpiling those memories. Some of those memories are reflections of previous stress moments: the developmental stages of early childhood (including the first time Dad has to “go...