Monday, June 8, 2009

fathers and sons

He's 15; I am the far side of 51. That makes us mirror opposites, which is how most fathers and sons are. I know it has to be this way, I say hello, he says good-bye. Relationships are always a little tense. The father wants to correct for all the mistakes he has made in his lifetime; the son wants to avoid making those mistakes and so, it is a tense standoff at the OK Corral.

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