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Spun Gold

Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your golden hair. . . . This Father’s Day I knew Jim would want us outside.  It was a glorious day on the seacoast, with a cooling breeze uncharacteristic for June. I looked at the sunlit … Continue reading

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Parenting for Beginners

When I was in the hospital following my first son’s birth I was introduced to the wonderful world of parental paperwork. First came our portion of the form for the birth certificate. Under “mother’s name” I wrote my mother’s name, … Continue reading

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A Father’s Day Toast

My electronic inbox overflows with entreaties to make Father’s Day purchases at deep discounts.  Shopping is not on my mind. Even my reliably soothing farm game saddens me with a “Father’s Day Quest” in which a brown-eyed, raven-haired girl pops … Continue reading

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The Waiting Room

As mentioned in my first post (The World Still Out There), this blog grew out of  succinct administrative updates I sent out to a cyber-community (under the umbrella of Lotsa Helping Hands) of family and friends eager to do whatever they … Continue reading

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