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ON THE ROAD WITH MY SON

Nov 29th, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Tomorrow is a particularly remarkable day, a gift that comes by making the right choices, an opportunity that is a part of priority setting, an occasion to be cherished for the rest of my life. My son and I will be on our way to the west coast. He is my only child and one for whom life has helped me learn the treasure children have to offer.

I was an only child, now with only my mother remaining, I understand how others found it so helpful to have siblings. I didn’t have any. But I do have a son. His person is one of the greatest joys I have in life. His personality, while a whole world away in experience and understanding from my background, amazes and mystifies me. An artist, his intellect, his sensitivities, his insatiable curiosity amaze me. He is brilliant, sometimes to the point of utter and absolute wonderment. He is a lover, perhaps from another time. He expects relationships to be genuine, affection lasting and real, commitment serious