Apple, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie

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Apple, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie

/Apple, peaches, pumpkin pie, 

Who's not ready, holler I. 

Ready or not, here I come./


I had no idea this was a song during my hide-and-seek days with my daughters. I always thought this pre-seeking warning dated back to the early days of The Farmers' Almanac. 

Although we've moved from hide-and-seek to Scattergories, I think back to this chorus when I'm on the cusp of doing something hard. I've wondered if the threat was for the hider, seeker, or both parties. 

I became a Dad for the first time when I was thirty, which is ancient through the lens of Little House on the Prairie, and just a bit younger than the average of thirty-one today. And I didn't feel ready...

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If you're celebrating Father's Day, Happy Father's Day,

If today is challenging and complex, take a moment to offer yourself grace.