Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day, Old Marine.

You taught me about decorum.

You taught me about discipline.

You taught me about balance and never taking on too much.

In short, Happy Father’s Day to the coolest dad I know.


I love you, Dad.

ABOUT BETH WOOLSEY I'm a writer. And a mess. And mouthy, brave, and strong. I believe we all belong to each other. I believe in the long way 'round. And I believe, always, in grace in the grime and wonder in the wild of a life lived off course from what was, once, a perfectly good plan.
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