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Letter Be

By the time this appears in print, Gil’s letter should be almost ready to arrive. Gil is my stunningly brilliant 6-year-old nephew. (No, it’s not short for Gilbert, and yes, my sister is an Anne of Green Gables fan.) He’s … Continue reading

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Nice to Meet You

Simon’s coming. Not right away. There’s still a couple of weeks to go, a little more time to wait. But it’s not easy. Not when I’ve been looking forward for this long. Simon’s coming. If you’re a regular here, you … Continue reading

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A Letter to Gil (or, A Visit Before St. Nicholas)

To my nephew the giggler, known also as Gil, I know you’re a wiggler, who can hardly sit still, And hey, who can blame you? The season’s in town, With the trees and bright lights, and (please?) snow on the … Continue reading

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Precious Memory

I sometimes joke that I’m paid to be a 24-hour expert. Learn a topic, sum it up, then move on to the next one. This time, I’m not getting paid. And I’m hoping to hold on to this subject for … Continue reading

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