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Dad: a surprisingly complicated creature

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Father's Day cards define dads by six basic topics -- sports, lawn care, tools, beer, recliners and the remote control. While a chord of truth can generally be struck with most dads on at least one of these themes, the punch lines don't tell the whole story.


A dad is a very complicated creature.

My dad can pound out a knife in the belly of his fiery forge. He can also roll out a perfect, tender crust for a melt-in-your-mouth apple pie.

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