10% Off – Million Dollar Countdown to $0 Sale, Fatherless Day
Welcome to the Million Dollar mid-year BLOW OUT sale!
DAY ONE – 1748 items are 10% off (Tomorrow, 20% off) (See below for details)
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Happily Dapily Monday!
I hope everyone had a good Father’s Day. I had a great time with the wife and girls today hanging out, going to eat at one of our favorite Brazilian steakhouses, and playing some games at home. I was given a nice neck massager which I am sure will come in handy after being hunched over this laptop for hours on end every night haha. And, I got lots of thank you’s and I love you’s which is the best reward I could get for anything I do as a father.
Happy Fatherless Day?
We don’t all have fathers to thank on Father’s Day. I don’t, and never did. I was raised by a single mom and wasn’t told who my father was until about 5 years ago right before my mom died. By that time, he had died as well. It wasn’t particularly a “loss” as I had grown up without even having knowledge of his existence. The entire time I was growing up my mom never had a husband or even dated anyone, so I never had an at-home father figure. However, I very much had several father type figures in my life – men that influenced me whether they knew it or not.
As a kid I had uncles and neighbors and teachers and even the clerk at the convenience store at the entrance to the trailer park I grew up in. As a 15 year old I had a Vietnam vet that I helped out around the house and drove around – I even lived with him for 3-4 months and drove as we traveled, and an uncle I lived with for exactly one year from my 16th birthday till my 17th birthday that was a huge influence. The store manager at the grocery store I worked at, the store manager of the Walmart I worked at, a much older business partner I had when I was 18-20, and in the last 20 years countless mentors and respectable older men who have led lives worth following.
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