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    Bothell, WA, USA
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    Default EGGS AND COFFEE - Whip Finish - Jun 18, 2012


    I walked down the hall and stood on the linoleum floor in the kitchen. At 7years old I wore only pajama pants, and the spring air had made the floor cold to my bare feet. Having just woke up to get ready for school it seemed odd that my dad, who normally left before daylight each morning, was sitting at the kitchen table drinking coffee and doing the newspaper crossword puzzle.
    Last edited by rtidd; 06-18-2012 at 12:47 AM.

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    Liberty Lake, Washington


    Awesome. From start to finish I found myself reflecting on my youth and fishing with my dad. I'm 64 now, and I lost my dad 13 years ago. It was if you were writing my story. You made me smile this morning. Thank you!
    Where you go is less important than how you take the steps.
    Fish with a Friend,
    Lotech Joe

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    NE Gwinnett Co., GA


    Great story! I don't know what you might have learned at school that day, but it would not have compared with what you learned with your dad. You took me back to Sabougla Canal with a cane pole and can of worms.
    It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled. Mark Twain

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