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June 2012

With Father's Day approaching, many of us at SMITH Magazine are struggling to get our gift ideas together in time for the holiday. Dads aren't always the easiest people to shop for. They can be stern or goofy, close or distant, helpful or harmful; the variations are endless, and no two relationships with a father are quite the same. Still, whether we love him, hate him or are just starting to get to know him, we all owe half of our genetic material to someone somewhere, and every third Sunday in June, we are reminded of that fact. Here's what you Sixers had to say about Dad. Click on each writer's screen name for more memoirs. Fathers are plentiful. Dads are rare. -RayRichmond Duct tape was his tool chest. -Sarmors Dad's just jealous of my style. -Apollo Dad wants to be the hero. -Waiting4Someday My mom is a good dad. -montsse