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May 24, 2013 RSS feed / Commentary

Lost in translation, kid style

40–Something

My son gave me a really confused look the other day when I told him the entire family was going to a wedding shower. “Who’s getting married?” he asked. More...

Boating Blues

I’m just saying...

As spring brings out the blooms and the longer days, I know my husband Marty is just itching to go fishing and get out on the lakes and rivers or even deep sea fishing. More...

Remembering Lib

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

Lib was the smartest girl I had yet encountered. She was serious, mature, and actually considered her words before speaking. I never heard a giggle or saw her mindlessly flirt like others in her peer group. More...