15 06, 2014

Did you ever know that you’re my hero? Here’s a mallet.

2017-02-27T18:57:52-05:00 Sunday June 15, 2014|

I stepped onto the black corduroy rubber mat that triggered the automatic door to open and usher me past the silver gates into Cottage Grove's Coast to Coast store. A buffet of Father's Day gift options awaited me. It was the day of and just an hour or so from our little family get-together to [...]

16 06, 2013

Strong enough to start a lawn mower.

2017-03-27T20:53:35-04:00 Sunday June 16, 2013|

See that handsome fella? That's my dad. Shortly after this was taken I'm pretty sure he took a knife to that thing and made us some water meat. See that handsome fella? That's my dad's dad, Clair. He caught the longer, more tubey fish - whereas my dad is more of a flat/round fish catcher [...]

19 06, 2011

Amazing Larry

2017-02-27T18:57:54-05:00 Sunday June 19, 2011|

And So This Is Father’s Day. Many moons ago when Motley Crue’s Theatre of Pain tour came to St. Paul my Aunt Cookie and I were eagerly waiting in the box office line the day of the show for tickets. Regrettably the show sold out a few dozen people ahead of us. Pee Wee’s Big [...]