Wishing all Foster Dads and Dads a Happy Father’s Day along with Anne. I loved her tender post.
My dad, who died a year ago, had lots of interests, including fly fishing. He taught me to love the outdoors and to cast into a garbage can lid in our driveway. I was lucky to have such a great dad.
I decided to ignore Father’s Day this year.
My dad died a week shy of his 96th birthday last June following a long and interesting life. He was a World War II Navy veteran, a mechanical engineer, a fly fisherman, an ice dancer who in his later years turned to ballroom, and a lover of animals, wild places, baseball, and musical theater.
I miss him every day.
With Dad gone, I felt Father’s Day had no further meaning for me, but of course I was wrong. I can’t believe I didn’t see what was right in front of me.
I have written about my three sons before. All…
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