Category Archives: Children

Courage

Remember the Cowardly Lion? “What makes a king out of a slave? Courage! What makes the flag on a ship to wave? Courage! What makes the elephant charge his tusk in the misty mist or the dusky dusk? Courage! What … Continue reading

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The Dog Discrepancy

All of our children’s lives we taught them the important rules of life…say your prayers; respect your elders; have a good attitude; always use the magic words; cover your mouth when you cough; use a tissue when you sneeze; never … Continue reading

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Adventures in Real Estate

“You’re the perfect size for a jockey.” So said my High School Guidance Counselor when we met to have that all important discussion of what I wanted to be when I grew up. I thought this an odd statement to … Continue reading

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The Week That Was…

You know that kid?  The one who is never quite paying attention to things. The daydreamer in school. The one that’s told to go to the kitchen and get the salt at dinner and they comes back with a glass … Continue reading

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“The Stance”…A Funny Story Not By Me

I did not write this story, but I could have. In fact, if you’re a woman or even a girl, you probably could have, too. It’s a story that is an integral part of our gender. One that is instilled … Continue reading

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Full Circle…

I am not bothered by many things in life… I often wonder if this is because,  when I was younger, I never thought much about anything. Ever. For example, I did not realize, when Cliff asked me to marry him, that … Continue reading

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