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learning from the past

My good lady wife is the epitome of the modern mother…for the most part. Sure, she's always on the cutting edge of the latest technology, or parenting philosophy, or educational reform movement, and she's totally the Cool Mom when it … Continue reading

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done deal

I hear the two youngest playing in the other room. There's much laughter. And then… GOLDEN WEASEL: No, Brawn.  GOLDEN WEASEL: No, Brawn.  GOLDEN WEASEL: No, Brawn! [slight pause] GOLDEN WEASEL: …no… I'm going to go way out on a … Continue reading

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behind the mask

So once upon a time, this was my blog. Well, it still is, it’s just not my only blog anymore, not by a longshot. In fact, it’s probably my quietest. I used to post a lot about politics and music … Continue reading

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Fists and Roses

So the 2-year-old comes trotting down the hall. He stops when he sees me and beams. Some sister has carefully arranged a beautiful circlet on his head just so, its flowers half buried in his curly hair, the ribbons hanging … Continue reading

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Happy Tax Day!

As I've said before, this is one of my favoritest days of the year.  After all, as Oliver Wendell Holmes once said, "taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society."  I'm a big fan of civilization.  

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In Memoriam

The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Iraq:Timothy P. Davis, 28, of Aberdeen, Wash.; staff sergeant, Air Force. Davis died Friday near Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an … Continue reading

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