Where have all the fathers gone?

At this time of year, my thoughts return to my father. He has been gone quite a while, but the memory of him lingers. I often wonder what he would think of what is happening in our world today if he came back. I grew up with a father who believed in being "the" father. I confess that he wasn't always right all the time, but what he said was law in our house. That is, of course, unless ...