Dad's Day... HELP!

Somehow it just hit me that Sunday is Father's Day! (Luckily, dad is happily vacationing for a few weeks, so I bought myself a few extra days before the "bad son" label sets in.) Flipping through the papers, morning TV shows, and this internet thing... everyone has a good idea for what to give a father, except me. (Though, somehow I don't think my father would appreciate a Playstation 3.) Everybody says digital cameras, but he has one (three, actually). There's meat by mail, but that seems silly. Beer of the month, a little odd, too. All the talking heads have people telling me what a dad would want, but I'm not buying it. Are there any dads out there who actually know what a father might want for Father's Day? (And if you dare suggest a tie...)

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How about renting a Dads movie and sitting down to watch it with him. Let him know you chose it for the two of you and discuss it afterward. Depending on how you get along, you could end up discussing the movie, or what it means in your life. The only site I know that reviews movies for Dad content is mediadads.com. There's not a lot of reviews, but some good ones.

Sent by pk | 7:26 PM | 6-17-2007

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