That’s what we call it in my house, since that’s what Esther knows how to pronounce. My girls gave me a handmade card, a basket full of good coffee, and lots of hugs. Apparently I’m going to close out Father’s Day by writing a paper for class and finishing up some RFT work.Father’s Day. For years it was a bittersweet day for me. My father, Herbert F. Appelstein, died in 1992. (Like Mark E.