Wise Advice From Dads

Many of us are fortunate to receive wise advice from our dads. Maybe not always welcomed advice at first, but nonetheless, insights that helped shape our thinking, our decisions and our day-to-day routines. A few weeks before Father’s Day 2005, my dad and I were...
Thank You, Dads!

Thank You, Dads!

Thank you, dads! You deserve our gratitude. If I could, I’d pick up my phone and call Dad right now. “Hey, Dad, do you remember feeding us as babies on the living room sofa? Which of us three kids kept you on your toes the most? Do you remember the time you . . .?” On...
Dads and Their Shoes

Dads and Their Shoes

Father’s Day makes me think of Dads and their shoes. Well, not every dad, but it does make you wonder about Jerry Seinfeld’s papa. Did the elder Seinfeld own 500 pairs of white sneakers like his famous son? Did the father of former Filipino First Lady Imelda Marcos,...
Dishing Some Dirt

Dishing Some Dirt

Shhhh . . . I’ll dish some dirt. I’ll let you in on a little secret. Growing up in southeast Nebraska, where the soil reminds me of moist German chocolate cake, my preschool self decided, well, to investigate the gooey richness. One spring day when my dad was...