And I'm glad you enjoyed the "parable".
My Dad and I had our "rough spots" over the years, but what impressed me the most finally was this...his ability to extend an 'olive branch" as a way to "keep peace in the house" even though he was a strict parent, to all us kids...there were five children being raised in a three bedroom home, one TV and one bathroom...can't believe we actually survived that! LOL!
I miss him, having lost him to "the Big C" in 2005.
Here's a heartfelt, relevant link, ala Fathers & Sons:
Tom Rush "Child's Song", Live.
"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!
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