Time for another edition of Talk Story with Bob Babbitt. I’m sharing some of my favorite stories. This week’s story is one about me and my father: Boxing Lessons
“….Fathers and sons share a unique relationship. Most of our communication is of the barely-speaking variety. When you’re about 4 or 5, a glove and a ball are introduced for the first time. Not a lot of dialogue comes along for the ride. “Let’s throw,” is what I remember. Further down the father-son timeline, Dad introduces a full assortment of life’s props with the same type of exciting banter. From the guys I’ve talked to, “Let’s hit” accompanies a bat and usually occurs around the same time as “Let’s throw.” “Let’s drive” and “Let’s fill out those college applications” is still light years away….”
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Fathers day and Nov 8 ,day my dad passed away and of course Nov 11th dad he was laid to rest 1996, many sessions from our dad’s . He would always say ” If you are going to do something , do it right or not at all ” ” And ” nobody in this life will do for you like me ” In my man cave where I do my indoor bike is hanging up dad’s picture which I glance at and remember and miss he little words of wisdoms here and there .