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Rushing to Help

With bowls and ingredients in hand, my wife Heather armed herself to make my birthday cake. Naturally, Missy jumped to help, eyes aglow. For those of you who remember my previous chronicles of our disabled aunt/ward, who’s 43 in physical … Continue reading

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Teacher, Teacher

Ladies and gentlemen of the class of 2013, congratulations. You’ve done a lot to get this far. You’ve sweated over finals. You’ve dodged cars in the school parking lot and marveled at “snow days” that lacked even the smallest touch … Continue reading

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The Heart of a Bear

It was Mama Bear who gave me my first inkling of how this thing called pregnancy worked. Papa Bear gave me some of my earliest woodland survival lessons – usually by spectacularly screwing up his own efforts. And Brother and … Continue reading

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