Words from My Father

Many words from my father still echo in the passages of my mind.  I hear them and heed them and find myself passing along their wisdom to my own daughter.  Here are some of my favorites, just in time for Father’s Day.  Thank you, Dad, for always creating your own excitement. Good Night, Sleep Tight, and Say Your Prayers. I still pray before sleeping, Dad, thanks to habits formed when I was young. Rise and Be Dull. This phrase became the standard wake-up announcement, spoken just after a horrible blast from an old Army trumpet and accompanied by a tug … Continue reading Words from My Father