Tag Archives: Fatherhood

Sometimes Life Happens, Part One: Death.

My grandfather died in August. At the end, it was not unexpected. It gets that way when someone passes the 90-year mark, and he was 92-years old. I held his hand a few days before he stopped breathing. He was … Continue reading

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I waited forty-two years for someone to take this photo

I could stare at this photo for days. Maybe longer. Last week my girlfriend and I got tired of being stuck in our little village. So, while her oldest son was with his father on their court-mandated visit, the two … Continue reading

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The nightmare I’m having every night

I’ve been having nightmares every night for the past two weeks. While I’m in a dead sleep I’ll sit up in bed, put my feet on the floor, and sit there while the nightmare plays out. In the nightmare I’m … Continue reading

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Little Victor finally turns two

My son turned two years old today. It was about time. It’s a strange thing. We had the family birthday party yesterday at his mom’s new home, all four of his grandparents were there, his brother, and great-grandmother (step), plus … Continue reading

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