For your dad

A roundup of ideas for the father who probably isn’t 73 years old and would rather write a letter in his own blood than spend $45 on a pen.

For your mum

If anything just call her up and say, “I’m so sorry for everything.” She’ll know immediately who it is.

Just singing

I’m going to memorize every song in that movie so that I can rotate through them all at drop off.

Feeling like the final scene in Grease

I wouldn’t necessarily paint a room this color, but a few accents might work just as well as a few tablets of Prozac.

The new water cooler

Get in your eight 8-ounce glasses of fluid a day while talking to yourself about the season finale of Downton.

Atomic number 29

This color reminds me of pretty much the entire first half of the Eighties.

The staple of the season

If only the women who lived in the Victorian age could see us now.

Maximum effect

Inspiration if you’re looking to add some length to your wardrobe for fall. Men, the green one will bring out the color of your eyes.

The beginning of heavy textbooks

And now I have the soundtrack to Dora the Explorer stuck in my head.

Father’s Day, budget and splurge

Options for children of both the Silas Marners and Robert Crawleys of the world.