I refuse to pretend the good times never happened. I choose to cherish the sweet memories.

A Letter to My Absent Dad on Father’s Day

Dear Dad, I haven’t seen you or heard your voice in over three years. Our email communication has been sparse, superficial platitudes for birthdays and holidays. You said you didn’t want to meet me for coffee, didn’t want to see your granddaughter, didn’t have anything to say to us. That’s ok. I have something to say to you. Father’s Day …