Monthly Archives: September 2012

Little Drummer Girl

No doubt about it. Riley has got the beat. I can hear it when my 2-year old niece visits, pounding away at her toy drums. I can see it when I play the piano and her eyes grow wide, right … Continue reading

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Living in the Eye

It is with deepest regret today that I lay to rest a fine old saying: “Character is who you are when no one is watching.” Not because character has become obsolete. But the idea of nobody watching has. Any doubts … Continue reading

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Single Source

Thanks to Missy, I think I need to update my resume. For those of you who joined us late (Hi there!), Missy the Great and Wonderful is my wife’s young, developmentally disabled aunt. We’ve been her guardians for almost a … Continue reading

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A Rose for Neil

A longtime friend found herself in a reflective mood this week. “I keep finding myself wondering,” she wrote online, “what Neil Armstrong thought about when he looked up at the moon every night.” It’s a question that holds its own … Continue reading

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