Knowledge: A Poem For Father’s Day

Father’s Day is this Sunday, and I am left with the memory of all the cards I sent late, or the phone calls made when I forgot a card entirely. I am left with the knowledge that I never knew which holiday would be the last.

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Lunchtime Poll

Today I wore corduroy pants.  As I walked down the hall I had to smile at the “whip-whip” noise they make.  Whenever I hear that sound I am transported back to the 70’s, walking with my dad and wondering why my pants didn’t make cool noises too.  There are lots of little things like that lurking in my brain.  The sound of fingers sliding over guitar strings also makes me think of my dad, kumquats make me think of my high school friend Gary and raspberries make me think of our own dear Ophelia.

What about you?  What never fails to transport you back in time?

Lunchtime Poll 11/26

Raise your hand if you’re eating leftover turkey for lunch today.  I am not, I was lazy as hell and took my dad to Cracker Barrel for dinner last night.  I highly recommend it, but more on that later.   For those of you ate work and those of you spending a day off from work goofing around on the internet, here is today’s lunchtime poll. Read More Lunchtime Poll 11/26