I've been thinking lately about moving back home. I will be there soon after eight years and thousands of miles of being away. My father the other day on the phone said that we needed to have a “long talk” when I get back. He never referred to what it was that he needed to talk about, but it's got me thinking about what it could be. At this point, it could be a lot of things, so I've tried to keep myself from speculating. My father, for those of you who don't…Continue
Today I ran a half marathon. When I crossed the finish line, I saw my dad running to me. His arms were wide open and he had the biggest smile on his face. These are the memories of my dad that I love. I've run races before and in less time, but he couldn't be there. I think, for him, having the time to see his kids meeting goals in life is precious and thrilling. He, of course, calls these moments, "gifts from god," but I don't care what he calls it, so long as he is there and…Continue
Added by Colleen on January 27, 2013 at 9:07pm — No Comments
Today I got a t-shirt printed.On the front it says "Religions:they can't all be true..." and on the back it says "but they can all be false".I can't remember the name of the person who put up that saying but thanks to whoever it was anyway.
When I was walking to the printing shop I was getting a bit nervous because I was going with my dad and I never hinted about me being an atheist.I was worried he would treat me different when he knew what was going onto the t-shirt.There…Continue