I believe that the hope with these articles is to document a journey of conversation that happens between two generations, a father and son, and to find a way to leverage that journey to make ourselves better; more thoughtful, more aware, more connected. You will find two remarkably similar writers and persons, and you will find two dramatically different writers and persons. Therein lies the fascination with parents and children; in no other relationship can you find the stark similarities and harsh differences than exist in family systems. You, the reader, will get insights into our history, our struggles and joys together, and our perspectives. You will find here our story, shaped and characterized by our lifetime of interconnectedness. The theme here is not our story, however, but our journey. The story is essential, and the definition of our individual realities must be outlined in order to chronicle the journey. We will continue to move forward, on to new topics and new conversations, and thus will continue on the journey together.
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