“Dad, you are going to need to scream like a little girl!”
My head whirled in Jesse’s direction and my mouth dropped. Did that condescendingly sexist remark really come out of the mouth of my beloved son?
It was all a part of the things we do for our kids. It has always been important for me to show up and participate in activities with them. I know the time is fleeting, and these are the memories that will take them through their lives. I really never anticipated that this included being strapped to a tower of human torture, specifically, a huge device of terror called the “Double Shot” at Santa Cruz’s Beach Boardwalk amusement park. Jesse was eager to go with me and I did not want to deny him this dad and son moment.
The Double Shot is a 125 foot tower on which you and a companion…
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