A Father's Day walk, to forever & beyond
(As published 6-18-11 in the News-Tribune, Keyser, W.Va. (newstribune.info), where Richard Kerns is a reporter, and writes a weekly column)
Itâ€™s a five this year, like zero somehow rendered especially momentous among the other eight digits that count our calendar laps.
Thus did I feel compelled to announce to Michael the Sports Guy, in laying out the weather-page birthday cake at the News-Trib this Sunday past, that two lasses of some renown would mark an auspicious anniversary the next day.
The Boy was again on hand for Sunday chores -- inheriting a bit of his motherâ€™s predilection for pain I suppose -- and upon said declaration, challenged me as to the years forward from the one just mentioned, 1986.
Iâ€™m not good at ...