I know it might seem like a boring pastime to some, but I am beyond excited about fishing with my dad this Father’s Day. We are not fishing in an expansive ocean or by a popular lake. Instead, our favorite fishing hole is the beautiful pond behind my dad’s apartment community.
My dad and I have been fishing in this pond – and releasing the bass we catch – since I can remember. The pond is near the apartment that I grew up in. This is the apartment where dad created a fun, loving environment for my sister and I, after our mom left. We had so many happy times in our third-floor apartment. We loved to play card games on our patio or simple, inexpensive games such as hide-and-go-seek and building crafts indoors. Read the rest of this entry »