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5:00 AM

It’s 5:00 am — well, 4:45 to be exact. There’s no hockey practice, no soccer games, no piano lessons. There’s no happy hour, no one-more-thing at work, no getting stuck in traffic. There’s just me and the alarm. I don’t … Continue reading

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Poor Pheasants

What was her problem? We get a pair of pheasants almost every summer. I’ve pointed out the male and female and described the reasons the female has better camouflage. I’ve told both kids the stories of how my dad sometimes hunted pheasants and my mom made jewelry from the feathers (it was the early ’80s, feather jewelry was cool…probably). This child has seen pheasants before, why didn’t she believe me now? Continue reading

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Too Practical for Fluffy Literature

My daughter and I were reading a book the other day. The story begins with two poor, young women who live in a cottage. One day they come across a destitute, old woman who is starving, so they give the … Continue reading

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You Just Don’t Get It

Because the truth is that we don’t have to agree to get along. We can even vehemently disagree on many things and still be able to have a conversation. Continue reading

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