I've been a lazy blogger, so here's a short read.
My mom always told us kids we had a dad in a million. It's something moms say. But now that I think about it, she was right. My dad wasn't rich or an intellectual, but he was a hell of a guy and I think you would have liked him.
It's kind of weird when you reverse roles with an elderly parent. Try laying down the law to a grumpy old man.
Here is a chapter of the memoir I've been working on dealing with my brother's addiction. Hope you enjoy it.