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And Then There Were None

As of today, March 25th, I will have raised three boys into adulthood. Well, numerically and legally anyway. I’m still doing research on my theory that all males are really just 12 year old boys in a body that continues … Continue reading

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To My Son On Your Wedding Day

Dear Son, It’s the morning of your wedding day and I can’t sleep. So I am sitting in the lobby of the hotel and thought I would write a few things to you even though I know you won’t ever … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Squirrels and Other Parenting Styles

It’s not everyday you see a baby squirrel literally fall out of the sky onto a deck right in front of you. And then a second. And apparently a third hit the roof, as evidenced by the little twitchy tail … Continue reading

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I Get Knocked Down…

As the famous philosopher of  Mike and Mike in the Morning, Mike Golic , once said, “What matters isn’t that you got knocked down; what  matters is how you get up”  After hearing those inspirational words, I asked myself, “Was … Continue reading

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A Year In Review

It’s been a year since my first Lessons Learned post, so I’ve decided to take inventory of what I have learned this year. Well, to start off, I still would rather be in the security of a turtle neck…metaphorically and fashionably. … Continue reading

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Ted Williams and the Prodigal Son’s Brother

I am happy for Ted Williams; really I am. It’s a modern day prodigal son story.  I am just having a hard time with the making him a celebrity part.  I can’t help but look at this story from the … Continue reading

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What was I thinking?

Why didn’t someone stop me?  I mean really, what was I thinking?  Why did I think I needed to help my future daughter- in- laws by making sure my boys had the ability to do home repairs?  I think in … Continue reading

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