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29 Reader writers on their fathers

Daddy

John Brizzolara with his sister and father. Robert Brizzolara died of a heart attack while on a fishing trip in Wisconsin in September 1968. He was 49 years and seven months old. In July of this year, I will be that age precisely.
John Brizzolara with his sister and father. Robert Brizzolara died of a heart attack while on a fishing trip in Wisconsin in September 1968. He was 49 years and seven months old. In July of this year, I will be that age precisely.

To commemorate Father's Day, this issue contains a collection of reflections from Reader writers about their fathers:

The Last Tag Sale — Jeanne Schinto

An Air of Exoticism — Duncan Shepherd

Kinder Than I Would Think Possible — Justin Wolff

What He Is, Is Dead — Judith Moore

Positioned on a Pedestal — Stephen Dobyns

Put Something on Those Feet — Sue Greenberg

A Self-Made Man — Susan Luzzaro

Real Parents — Tom Larson

Time on the Court — Jim Eichel

By No Means Mr. Mom — Dierdre Lickona

My Father Never Stopped Moving — Anne Albright

Still Life with Dad — Linda Nevin

Sugar Jones — Janchup Phleygyal

Bopodondo from Macondo — Jeff Smith

Blue Milk Tickets — Thomas Lux

His Lightness, My Weight — Abe Opincar

The Guy Who got the Lazy Boy off the La-Z-Boy — Mary Grimm

Friends Called Him Bill Daugherty — Patrick Daugherty

Coffin Nails — Jeannette De Wyze

The Collector — August Kleinzahler

Make Sure You’re Funny — John Brizzolara

Lost — W.S. Di Piero

Don’t Wait to Ask — Bill Manson

Pleasure Principle — Ernie Grimm

He Hung On For Dear Life, And So Did I — Tom McNeal

You Don’t Have to Like Him — Jennifer Ball

Why the Tie, Why the Canoe — Matt Lickona

Wild and Crazy S.O.B. — Richard Meltzer

The Man Who Loved to Dress Women — Eleanor Widmer

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John Brizzolara with his sister and father. Robert Brizzolara died of a heart attack while on a fishing trip in Wisconsin in September 1968. He was 49 years and seven months old. In July of this year, I will be that age precisely.
John Brizzolara with his sister and father. Robert Brizzolara died of a heart attack while on a fishing trip in Wisconsin in September 1968. He was 49 years and seven months old. In July of this year, I will be that age precisely.

To commemorate Father's Day, this issue contains a collection of reflections from Reader writers about their fathers:

The Last Tag Sale — Jeanne Schinto

An Air of Exoticism — Duncan Shepherd

Kinder Than I Would Think Possible — Justin Wolff

What He Is, Is Dead — Judith Moore

Positioned on a Pedestal — Stephen Dobyns

Put Something on Those Feet — Sue Greenberg

A Self-Made Man — Susan Luzzaro

Real Parents — Tom Larson

Time on the Court — Jim Eichel

By No Means Mr. Mom — Dierdre Lickona

My Father Never Stopped Moving — Anne Albright

Still Life with Dad — Linda Nevin

Sugar Jones — Janchup Phleygyal

Bopodondo from Macondo — Jeff Smith

Blue Milk Tickets — Thomas Lux

His Lightness, My Weight — Abe Opincar

The Guy Who got the Lazy Boy off the La-Z-Boy — Mary Grimm

Friends Called Him Bill Daugherty — Patrick Daugherty

Coffin Nails — Jeannette De Wyze

The Collector — August Kleinzahler

Make Sure You’re Funny — John Brizzolara

Lost — W.S. Di Piero

Don’t Wait to Ask — Bill Manson

Pleasure Principle — Ernie Grimm

He Hung On For Dear Life, And So Did I — Tom McNeal

You Don’t Have to Like Him — Jennifer Ball

Why the Tie, Why the Canoe — Matt Lickona

Wild and Crazy S.O.B. — Richard Meltzer

The Man Who Loved to Dress Women — Eleanor Widmer

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