Posts Tagged ‘dad


Could Sam and I Be Dads? Really?

Single Dads in Last Year's Macy's CampaignI don’t know if it’s a byproduct of my turning 40, the milestone of 2.5 stable years with Sam or what, but parenting keeps coming up, and we’re not the ones starting the discussion. It’s friends – and you know who you are – who want us to join them in the joy/misery of raising kids.

When Sam and I first started dating, we talked about our outlooks on kids – you know, it’s one of the qualifying questions. He was 30, and not so much into the idea. I definitely wasn’t pushing it, but I had been kicking the idea around since I was about 35.

A year passed and Sam brought it up. We decided that we’d adopt if anything. We figured there were enough unparented children in the world that having one of our own was kinda silly, and we wanted our connection to the child to be equal.

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My Dad


I never met my father. He left us while my Mom was still big and pregnant with me, and he died in ’84. I have very few pictures of him, but last year Mom surprised me with a digitized video of them vacationing circa 1967. I took these screen shots of the two of them from that vid. Thanks Mom.

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