Well, I’m not quite sure how or when this happened, but it seems that overnight I have turned into my father! Now don’t get me wrong, this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but somehow I just couldn’t help but crack a smile at one of my latest fatherhood adventures.
First a bit of background. Sadly, I’m not a Florida native. (GASP!) My friends however, have bestowed upon me the honorary title. Please don’t tell any one, but I’m originally from Massachusetts. When I was really young, my dad worked for the railroad, and landed a sweet job at Amtrak. The problem is that we lived in the western part of the state.. Err Commonwealth – Sorry for the slip up… While there are major highways, we pretty much lived on top of a mountain with very little access to highways, mass transit, or even a convenience store for that matter. Even when I visited Mom and Dad awhile back, it seems like getting anywhere seems to take forever. His sweet railroad job was roughly a 2 ½ to 3 hour commute each way! Continue reading