This is from my book, Daddies: An Endangered Species. It was published back in 1996 and dedicated to my father. Dad passed away in 2013. As we approach Father’s Day, 2021, these words I wrote a quarter century ago remain a tribute to him and to all wonderful fathers.
In these increasingly uncivil times, let's preserve civility by greeting one another, and even strangers, by asking, "How ya doing?" and quickly adding, "Bless your heart!"