Tag Archives: daughter

The Kiss

Quote of the Day: “Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters … Continue reading

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TB, The Little Scamp and “The Greatest Medical System in the World” *TM

Quote of the Day: “A stitch in times saves nine.” –American proverb A week ago Saturday the Little Scamp took a big spill. She split the skin open on her brow bone above her left eye. Her grandmothers were keeping … Continue reading

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The Proud Father

Quote of the Day: “Flowers….are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson The Father unbuckled his little girl and lifted her from her car seat, stealing a kiss as … Continue reading

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Woke Last Night to the Sound of Thunder

Quote of the Day: “We can never have enough of nature. We must be refreshed by the sight of inexhaustible vigor, vast and titanic features, the sea-coast with its wrecks, the wilderness with its living and its decaying trees, the … Continue reading

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Things Learned as Dad (the lesser list)

Quote of the Day: Sometimes I catch her dreamin and wonder where that little mind meandersIs she strollin along the shore or cruisin oer the broad savannahI know someday shell learn to make up her own rhymesSomeday shes gonna learn … Continue reading

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A Weekend Tune For Elle

Quote of the Day:     “To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter.”     –Euripides I’m pretty sure this song wasn’t written with the intent that it be sung exactly the way TB does–in pitch or … Continue reading

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