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The Fishing Trip

And mom’s best moment

family photo — that’s me in the middle at age 14

My mother and father had their bad moments as parents. And I had more than my share of bad moments as their son. But there was one occasion during which both parents and I hit the jackpot. It was the fishing trip.

Just before dad became a big shot in the music business, he found an 18-year-old stripper with whom he wed while still betrothed to my mother. Yup! Daddy was a…




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