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Daddy Cares for Me

It’s Saturday. My turn to spend time with my father. I’m ready to go. And, then, I’m not. My cold–or, whatever it is–takes a turn for the worse. I’ve been struggling with it for several months now. It keeps coming back, or, maybe it never leaves. I’ve called Pop several times, but he’s been out […]

Daddy Care: The long good-bye

Going through my files this morning I stumbled over a conversation last year on February 18th. A friend and I talked about the my father’s Long “Good-Bye.” [text below] We talked during what seemed like an eon of anchoring caretaking. The family system was under stress with death and surgery and a long, hard winter. […]