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Why Dads Don't Talk. And Sons Won't Listen.

Why Dads Don’t Talk. And Sons Won’t Listen.


When you were a teen, did your dad ever talk to you about what it is to be a man? Probably not.  And if he did, did you listen? Probably not. When I was growing up I found that my dad was hardly ever there for me. He was a ‘good father’ by being at […]

"Runner" Introduces Mother to Son’s World

“Runner” Introduces Mother to Son’s World


For as well as I know my only son, I never really understood him until I read John L. Parker Jr.’s Once a Runner. Often called the “definitive running story,” Once a Runner, published in 1978, remains a cult classic for those whose identities are defined by the sport of running. Through the tale of […]