Happy Father's Day to all you fathers out there. Make sure you reflect on the unique gift of fatherhood for a little while, today. Trust me when I say your children grow up in an eye blink, and when they leave home, it gets way too quiet, until the grandchildren start to come and fill your house with noise, and fun, again.
Seventeen has made it into the queue. After a few fits and starts, I got it together and posted it just now.
I hope you are enjoying the longer chapters. It's a whole sea change for me. I am so accustomed to writing in snap shots, that I have to concentrated on longer pieces.