Monthly Archives: May 2016

A Duchess in Waiting

When I leave for the store at night, Duchess parks herself beside the window and waits.  It’s a familiar position. For the newcomers, Duchess the Wonder Dog is the older of our two canines, a 13-year-old mix of border collie … Continue reading

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Familiar and Strange

Lately my life has been set to the sounds of “Hamilton.” Granted, it’s not exactly uncommon for me to put a Broadway cast album on heavy rotation. But this time I have a lot of company. The rap musical about … Continue reading

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Fantastic Tales

Beware the dragons. Watch out for the trolls. And always remember that heroes may be hazardous to your health. Not your usual prescription, I grant you. But it’s apparently second nature to Graeme Whiting, an English headmaster who made international … Continue reading

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Running the Course

LeeAdianez Rodriguez had been running late. And then she was just running. And running. And running. The 12-year-old New York girl had meant to line up for a family 5k race in Rochester, a run of about three miles. Somewhere … Continue reading

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