Tag Archives: Father’s Day

A Wishbone Sunset and a Journey Home

  July 16th, 2016. At the appointed late afternoon hour,  one of our daughters was a wedding guest several hours away. She was in the same chapel where, at a service of remembrance four winters ago, the sun had suddenly … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Deluge

It’s difficult to mark Father’s Day when the man to whom fatherhood was the most fundamental adult role is no longer here. My children and I have occupied different venues on such days, first venturing only across the state border for … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Part 2: On the Shoulders of Giants

Father’s Day began with an interesting encounter. After I rejoined my children, we left Belfast and started up the coast of County Antrim. Through a steady mix of sun and halting rain we saw emerald fields dotted with supremely relaxed cows. … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Part 1: In Which Yours Truly Almost Causes an International Incident….

With this photograph I came perilously close to creating an international incident at the G8 Summit. It still doesn’t seem very sinister to me, but let me explain. . . . Father’s Day was the one day during our travels when we … Continue reading

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