death of parents

2014 May

The joke’s on us. We’re all living to die. In the meantime … the miracles

2017-07-19T01:18:28-04:00May 21st, 2014|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

We had to pee in the bottle the other day, all of us for our annual check-up and vaccinations against death in Africa. I mean we did this one at a time, in privacy in different bottles, of course, and it wouldn’t even matter that much except for the fact that the doctor soon after [...]

2014 April

Dear Mr. Millard – Letter 2 – Have you seen the road to hell?

2017-07-19T01:25:55-04:00April 15th, 2014|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

My relationship with my own father has mellowed much over the years. This is what marriage and children and grandchildren and an ocean of separation can do. (I think you know I live in Africa most of the year, the genesis of which is for another conversation at another time.) But there was a time [...]