Monthly Archives: May 2013

Hot Chocolate

(note: I originally wrote this entry as if it was not our kids soaking up our sage advice, but it was us, so here it is)  When our two girls were very young, we sat down and talked with them … Continue reading

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The Fugitive

Timothy is not yet walking, but loves to climb up the stairs to his sisters’ room.  He used to lumber slowly up the stairs and pause and look around, but now he motors up with workmanlike precision.  One of us … Continue reading

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Jungle Boy

We were attending Elisabeth’s orchestra concert recently, and I found myself having trouble concentrating on the music.  I realized that I was distracted by a man standing nearby who was jingling the change in his pocket.  The sound was not very … Continue reading

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