Lessons from a dad on Father’s Day

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7 Responses

  1. Dana Howard Foppiano says:

    So inspiring and very true, every word. Thanks for sharing Patti!

    • Patti says:

      Thanks so much! It’s always nice to get comments from folks who knew my dad. I really appreciate it.


  2. Patti says:

    Hi Dave,
    Thank you so much, I really appreciate your kind words. My dad was an amazing man, and it makes me proud to pass along his wisdom. Dads are special! Thanks for stopping by.


  3. Dave says:

    Hey Patti,

    Beautiful post on so many levels. As a hack writer, I really appreciate your father’s advice. As a father, I can already see some of the gems I want to pass on to my daughter.



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    […] I leaf through the stacks of papers on top of his desk and find a recent photo of him looking robust, cheeky and happy. It’s the look of a man who is content to live in the mountains, to walk his two oafish Labrador retrievers along the river, and then come back to his den and write pithy and brilliant newspaper columns, just as he has done every day during his 60 years as a journalist. […]

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