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A hole in dad’s bucket list

I miss my dad. I miss him more (he passed on nearly three years ago) when I think of the things that I could have done to make his final days more memorable for the both of us. Regrets are … Continue reading

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We fight – a letter to a son with a broken heart

My dear son, The lucky ones have never experienced what you are feeling right now. The lucky ones are those who lie to us about the pain because the truth is hard to admit when it is the most painful … Continue reading

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Now that’s a “Gipper” moment

I know how hard it is to coach little league sports because I’ve been doing for two decades now. It is a difficult and mostly thankless job but it is rewarding because when you do it the right way you … Continue reading

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You look lost

…here is the agonizing truth about that haphazard encounter and what I suppose to be a fundamental flaw in my character – I will do it again! Continue reading

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All we need is love

We are suffering. Not just we as in me and my family and the people in my circle of family and friends but everyone in the world is suffering. Some of us suffer in silence. Others suffer and share their … Continue reading

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Being a (pet) parent isn’t easy

I grew up with pets. My wife did not. She grew up at Sea World and dreamed of working with orcas. To be fair we Samoans don’t really have pets that we dote over and dress up in frilly outfits … Continue reading

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I’m not my father…

…but I sure can learn from him I was reminded last night that I’m not so old fashion as I thought and definitely not as well-mannered as my father’s generation was before me. Some things that I realized we have … Continue reading

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