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Fathers Who Harm

Father's Day has become a more highlighted day of celebration than when I was a child. My father was born in 1927 and lived a pretty long life: he died in 2013, a few months into his 86th year. He was not a bad father. He did struggle with alcohol addiction and was imperfect in other ways, but he was basically loving and kind. He was a workaholic, so we did not have access to him for emotional affirmation, but he told me in his old age that he always loved everything about us kids and felt sad that he had not been a better parent, and he was sorry he was most of all that he had not spent more time with us.  Other men in my family– my grandfathers, my husband, son, uncles, brother– have all shown themselves to be good guys and have adult children whom they love(d) and who love them back.  But I think to myself, having been a social worker to women and children who fled lives with men who put them and their children through Hell, that there are probably a fair number of children, te

High Dining

 If you enjoy eating somewhere with a magnificent view, you can generally count on that if you dat in a tower restaurant. And all over the world!  As a Canadian, I've eaten at the Top of Vancouver Revolving Restaurant and have heard a lot about the restaurant on the top of the CN Tower in Toronto. We also ate in Seattle's Eye of the Needle revolving restaurant in the Space Needle tower about fifty years ago when such an experience was still relatively unique, or at least for a young woman who grew up on the Canadian prairies.  Following are just a handful of sumptuous scenery and dining experiences available to you from heights with views of oceans, rivers, mountains and historical buildings, neighborhoods, and other city vistas.  Have you visited and eaten at any of the following restaurants? Please let us know what your impressions were and whether you would recommend the restaurant experience to people reading this! The At.mosphere in Dubai At.mosphere - Located in the Burj