"Fathers in the United States often get the shorter end of the stick. Mother's Day is the busiest day of the year for florists and long distance phone companies. Father's Day is the day on which the most collect phone calls are made."
From the June 20, 2004 issue of my fave daily email, "The Writer's Almanac" by Garrison Keillor. My morning coffee ritual is not complete without "The Writer's Almanac."