Ditch the tie. Busby LeClair offers a series of tongue-in-cheek (we hope) suggestions for imaginative Father’s Day gifts. Suggestion #3: ” Help him re-live old, long-forgotten dreams by packing him off to a weekend getaway at a CFL training camp, or by presenting him with a voucher for a full massage from Andre at the Better Latent Than Never spa in South Beach, FLA.” Celebrating Father’s Day – Get Dad something a little different this year, June 15, 2004.
Past echoes. Writer Bill Pollett marvels at the changes advancing years have wrought on his father, and how those changes alter their relationship. “He seems like a child who has been sent to sit alone in the corner and ponder some mysterious offense he cannot begin to fathom.” Lost and Found – A Story of my Father, November 25, 2005.