Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Real New Year

As a parent, the first day of school is ‘the new year’ to me.  January 1st seems almost trivial in comparison.  It’s August that holds the promise and excitement of starting over as you help them assemble school supplies, notebooks, … Continue reading

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That Far Into Life

Occasionally the Divine Miss M will say something simple yet profound and I am reminded at how complicated we adults make life. I don’t fixate on the life of celebrities, at least in comparison to our culture as a whole. … Continue reading

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