Tag Archives: Fathers

Remembering Dad on Father’s Day

I remember Dad running beside me in the back yard while steadying my bike so I would not fall. He was forty-two, so he still had lots of stamina. But I was six and filled with so much more energy … Continue reading

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The Evolution of a Book

Nearly seven years ago, I wrote a letter to my children followed by twenty pages of what I believed to be a description of my father’s life. As I mentioned previously, I never imagined that years later, those twenty-odd pages would evolve … Continue reading

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Just Too Insecure

I published a book, and now the time for self-doubt begins.  When I first saw a video my brother made showing my father pointing to some photos in a very old album, I was shocked. I did not know of … Continue reading

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I Don’t Remember

Chapter 2 of my book, Do Svidanya Dad: Tracing the Story of an American Family Trapped in the USSR, explains the moment when I realized  I made a huge mistake that I could never fix. Perhaps it is not too late … Continue reading

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