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To Conquer

“Ease the string back…” “I know…” “…keep your stance open…” “Dad. I know.” I watch as my oldest squints an eye and lets an arrow fly the full 25 or so feet towards our makeshift cardboard target. It was the … Continue reading

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Wednesday thoughts

Dad? Are you done yet? No. I still have a full basket to do. The younger one lied down on his back, looking up at the beams of the bedroom ceiling. I worked at a clipped pace in order to … Continue reading

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Sink or Swim

The younger one squealed with delight as I chased him around the bench in the locker room trying desperately to get the swim trunks over his little middle. He came to a quick stop as he almost crashed directly into … Continue reading

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My prediction…Pain.

I should have known better. The younger one’s energy was beginning to become more and more frenetic. His eyes darted all around him, unable to focus on anything. I had the older one on my back, and was defending myself … Continue reading

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see world

Dad. You know why I like the killer whale best? No. I do not. Why is it your favorite animal? It’s not my favorite animal. It’s my favorite…like… type of whale. Oh. Why is it your favorite? Well firstly they … Continue reading

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omen

Hi Dad! The older one’s chipper voice answering the phone took me by surprise. Hi bud. How’s it going? Good. Are you being a good boy? Yup. Are you being kind to your brother? Yup, he keeps yelling at us. … Continue reading

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Gifts

Dad! Come here. The older one whispered yelled and started to lead me into their room. Usually, this is a precursor to him showing or telling me something that I would not be happy about. Once inside with his younger … Continue reading

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