EppsNet Archive: Fathers Day

e e cummings wishes you a happy fathers day

my father moved through dooms of love through sames of am through haves of give, singing each morning out of each night my father moved through depths of height this motionless forgetful where turned at his glance to shining here; that if (so timid air is firm) under his eyes would stir and squirm newly as from unburied which floats… Read more →

Happy Fathers Day

I’m writing this in part to tell you that if you ever wonder what you’ve done in your life, and everyone does wonder sooner or later, you have been God’s grace to me, a miracle, something more than a miracle. You may not remember me very well at all, and it may seem no great thing to have been the… Read more →

Mothers Day is the Biggest Headache on the Calendar

[Editor’s Note: Obviously I disagree with this egregious opinion, but I’m committed to hosting a wide range of viewpoints. — PE] You have mothers, you have wives who are also mothers, you have daughters who are also mothers . . . attention has to be divided and no one is satisfied with her share of the pie. As a son, husband… Read more →

Happy Fathers Day!

Hi Dad! Happy Fathers Day! We didn’t spend a lot of time together but my owner says I have the heart of a much larger animal and I know I got that from you! He also says I have a “stubborn physicality” which I don’t know what that is but I know it’s good! LOL! Here’s a recent picture of… Read more →


Today is my last Fathers Day with a live-in kid. My boy and I have been walking a path together for 18 years and the time has come for him to set out on his own path. We are both headed into a great unknown . . . Read more →

Fathers Day

The joy of Father’s Day is the joy of every day: the gift of being in the company of your children, and of living for them in the way you are meant to live . . . — Jeffrey Goldberg Read more →

A Father’s Day Portrait

HIM: Did you smile? ME: Not really. HIM: I didn’t either. Read more →

Happy Father’s Day

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years. — Mark Twain A wise son maketh a glad father. — Proverbs 10:1 Sherman made the terrible discovery that… Read more →