Stand Your Ground

And Other Lessons From My Father

My father, outside the barracks in Korea circa 1953

To this day, people tell me that I’m just like my father. I suppose in many ways I am. I’ve been a daddy’s girl my entire life and my father was my first and in some ways, most unlikely teacher.

At first glance, you may wonder what a man with a grade 4 education who was brought up poor during the Great Depression could teach a precocious little girl…

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Misty Rae

Misty Rae

4X Top Writer. Former legal eagle. Wife, mother, nature lover, chef, writer and all-around free spirit looking to write her way back to the ocean.