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Father, Dear Father

“Our dear father has closed his virtuous and happy life, in a death almost as free from suffering as his children could have wished.” Jane Austen wrote this on the day of her dear father’s death (January 21, 1805) in a … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

This being Father’s Day, I wanted to offer a salute to fathers everywhere who have done their best to shoulder the responsibilities and live up to the ideals of that important office.  My own excellent father, now 84, is a godly man who has my eternal gratitude, love, and … Continue reading

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Father of the Year

I’m doing yet another read-through/edit of my first novel with the thought of e-publishing if no other options break soon.  I labeled the file “Final!!!!!” months ago (so as to distinguish it from an earlier incarnation now named “not-so-final-after-all”), and … Continue reading

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