Stephen Fuller *** Poetry, Essays

AUDIO!! THROWBACK FRIDAY: “Superdaddy II: It Is Time, Part One” The One Where a Dad Tells a Story to His Kids Via Email While on Deployment, not-poetry by Stephen Fuller AUDIO!!!

Today, I take a quick turn to some throwback writing in spirit of the Go Dog Go Cafe tradition. Superdaddy… storyteller time…

Go Dog Go Café

This was the first part of the Superdaddy II story written for my kids when I was on a deployment down to the Caribbean and Pacific Oceans supporting an operation to interdict drugs and smugglers leaving Colombia bound for the United States. Our part of the mission was successful; we seized over a half billion dollars worth of cocaine, heroin, and marijuana and arrested twenty criminals. Our crew also achieved unprecedented success with 100% professional qualifications as both officer and enlisted surface warfare specialists; and they coalesced as a team in a way any dad would be super proud. As I wrote at Fullbeard this week, some of the successes were epic, and this deployment sure was one of them. It also brought back a character born 5 years earlier on another deployment… Superdaddy! A story could never replace presence, but it was the best I could do. I…

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