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That’s My Dad

“Hello, Low Tar Roofing, Lorne speaking. Hi mom, yep. We’re on the highway, just coming into West Van.” Lorne checks his rear view mirror and pulls over into the slow lane, fumbles the telephone to his left ear while holding … Continue reading

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Suitcase Full

Pictures of dad in air force uniform, him, me, way back then, weddings long forgotten, daughters dressed by another mother. Lives I recall, times I forget, wishes that were fishes, dreams that never lived. My whole life in one suitcase … Continue reading

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Dad’s Wood

We sit snugly beside a warm, crackling fire built with the scraps from my dads woodwork shop.  When Dad died it seemed important not to throw away the boxes of wood scraps left on his workbench and on the floor … Continue reading

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Remembering Dad On His Birthday

I don’t remember a lot of dad’s sermons, but I do remember he lived what he believed. I remember him caring for those who had little, bringing them into our home, showing them love and respect. I remember him laughing, … Continue reading

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