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Over Pie

Over Pie.

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What Are Our Children Worth?

I coached Kindergarten through second grade soccer at Hyde Park Elementary school this past autumn. The K-2 team, however, didn’t have any uniforms, but I wasn’t about to send my kids out on the field against our neighboring towns without … Continue reading

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Remembering Michael

I have never professed an adeptness with words before, but I’ve also never found myself at a loss for them either. Like a spinster with an over abundance of cats, I usually find many more than needed and lacking in … Continue reading

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As Only a Teacher Can

Every so often someone you know, someone whom you really know, surprises you. In my case it shouldn’t have, but it did anyway. I’ve known my wife for half her life now. We’ve been married for most of that time, … Continue reading

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Over Pie

I recently attended my first pie breakfast. I had never heard of one before, but I guess it’s a thing. On a cold, winter, weekend morning everyone turns out and eats pie for breakfast. Usually, the event is a fundraiser … Continue reading

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Contributing Regularly

Hey, folks, so in case you missed the announcement, I’m contributing regularly to the family website, Offbeat families, now. It’s a very cool site, with lots of great info and stories about parenting. You should check it out. Here’s the … Continue reading

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The Magic of the Snow-Globe

This past holiday season my oldest daughter had one present she truly wished for more than any other. Whenever asked on the lead up to Christmas what her number one request from Santa was, she replied with this same item. … Continue reading

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