Stories

Here are some stories about our Dad.

Fast food with style, Donn Griffith style.

Fast food with style, Donn Griffith style.

Growing up in Dublin, Ohio in the 80s and 90s, fast food was not a daily part of our diet, particularly because our mother was, and remains, a fantastic gourmet chef. But, we did grow up on the same street as the international headquarters for Dave Thomas's Wendy's. There was the occasional ice cream cone at McDonald's after a soccer game on Saturday morning, and infrequently we could talk our parents into stopping at one of the fast food restaurants in the neighborhood. Just a stone's throw...

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Our Pets

Our Pets

Growing up with a veterinarian as a father, we always had pets in the house, and in the barn. We loved each one as a member of our family. Here is a list of some of the pets we cared for over the years: ChickensPenny the BeagleSebastian the Yellow Fronted Amazon ParrotMittens, the calico kittenEmmy the Golden RetrieverCher the Black LabMegan the German Wired Hair PointerBlue the WeimaranerTigger the calico catSmokey the domestic long haired catBagel the BeaglePeachy the hamsterGuinea pigsRed...

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September 10, 2001

September 10, 2001

When most of us think of September 2001, we remember the heroes who were first responders saving lives, and many who lost their own lives. For me, the day before 9/11 will forever cement into my memory my father as a hero. A few days before, I set off from Dublin, Ohio, with my good friend, Dustin, in the passenger seat of the 1990 Chevrolet Suburban, dark blue and gold, with golden cloth interior, well loved after more than a decade of transporting me and Brad to and from school and soccer...

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