You Done Good, Honey. A Father Salutes His Daughter Graduating 5th Grade

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Patrick Canadey, with a letter to his daughter upon her promotion from elementary school.

Too Many Fatherless Father’s Days

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Patrick Caneday didn’t know what he was missing, growing up without a father around, until he became a father, himself.

Himalayan Song

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As different as people and traditions are around the world, sometimes it’s the similarities that sneak up on us and surprise us the most.

Lost in the Wilderness

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Destinations are the goal, but often getting lost is what the journey is all about.

Advice to the Young on Their Wedding Day

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A “short” speech on marriage is an impossible task; like a “quick” hike up Mt. Everest. But when your brother asks, tell him what you know.

There’s a Fine Line to Being the Only Man in the House

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Being the only man in a house full of females is a daily exercise in sensitivity.