Reagan remembered

An old friend from high school (we were in high school together from 82-86) asked the other day what I thought about Reagan dying, saying “I remember you liked him in high school.” His question struck me in two ways: 1. I hadn’t really given much of my own thought to Reagan’s death since it […]

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Anchors away

Memorial Day 2004 is (finally) over. Our final visiting guest, my wonderful Mom-in-law, left today. It’s been a great week with lots of company visiting. The kids had a good time, the adults had a good time, the food was great, the weather fantastic … just a great holiday overall. But it was also possibly […]

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What are they teaching my kid(s)?

For the past two weeks, my son — and his entire kindergarten class — has been counting down the days until May 25th. That’s not the last day of school. No, that’s the day an incubator full of eggs will hatch live chicks in their classroom. According to the “Egg Countdown Calendar” on our fridge, […]

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What’s it all about, Alfie?

That’s a reference to an old movie, I think. Or maybe a song. Or a TV show? Can’t remember. But I’m reminded of the scene in Rattle and Hum when Phil Joanou is asking the band what the movie is gonna be about. That’s much fresher in my mind than the Alfie reference. Anyway … […]

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