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Happy Father’s Day                                                 of each slice was a little different, from well-done to well,
                                                                   shall I say not quite done. It always amazed me how she
By Glenn Sudnick,                                                  could be so detailed about those gnocchis, but the home
Sommelier,                                                         fries not so much. Oh, those were the days!;                                           	 Dad and I played a lot of public golf courses. It seems
(772) 332-4416                                                     like yesterday he would tell me the day before, “Now
	 Did you know that                                                remember we have a 6:52 a.m. starting time.” I would
Lyndon B. Johnson issued                                           think to myself, is the sun up, yet? When we played,
the first presidential                                             every shot was analyzed and critiqued with compliments
proclamation honoring                                              along the way for making that 20-foot putt that took a
the third Sunday in June                                           hard break to the right. For me it was a time where my
as Father’s Day in 1966?                                           dad and I could “right the world’s wrongs” and while
Later, President Richard                                           playing the same hole, discuss why I got a “C” in math.
Nixon signed this into law                                         	 After, a great round of golf we would settle in front of
in 1972. For me, every year spending this day with my              the TV and watch The U.S. Open and Mom would make
dad has been very special.                                         Dad’s favorite sandwich; ham and cheese with lettuce,
	 Golf, golf, golf is the rallying cry for the day. I always       tomato with plenty of Hellmann’s mayonnaise. There
picked out a Father’s Day card that had a funny golfing            would be a barrel dill pickle on the side and never forget a
theme like Bob Hope’s classic line, “If you watch a game,          tin full of Charlies Chips. Dad grew up with his mother’s
it’s fun, if you play at it, it’s recreation, if you work at it,   (my nana) homemade apple pie. So it was always fitting
it’s golf.” Or what about Gary Player’s famous saying,             that we finished with my mom’s pie, topped with plenty
“Golf is a puzzle without an answer. I’ve played the game          of whipped cream. I hope you’re getting this story. Mom
for 50 years and I still haven’t the slightest idea of how         was very busy on our special day.
to play.” After the presentation of the card, the ultimate         	 This month is not about food and wine pairings, my
Father’s Day gift: three golf balls, all new ones!                 wine choices, or my travels. This month is about one very
	 Then Mom’s breakfast: two eggs any way she wants to              special person in my life. Thanks Dad for being the best
make them, a slab of bacon, well-done rye toast and Dad’s          father a son could ever have. I miss you very much.
favorite, Mom’s home fries. Mom could never quite cut              	 This article is for all the great fathers who set the bar
the potatoes evenly, so when she served them the textures          for their sons and daughters, period!

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