Category Archives: children

Dangling their feet off the edge of the world.

“They came to sit & dangle their feet off the edge of the world & after awhile they forgot everything but the good & true things they would do someday. ”  Brian Andreas,  StoryPeople I have this picture and quote … Continue reading

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His First Sunrise

The first time my five-year-old grandson spent the night at our house he woke up before 5:00 a.m. This really should not have surprised me because I know he wakes up early every day at home. As a matter of … Continue reading

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you are this child – tu sei questo bambino – tu eşti acest copil

you are this child – tu sei questo bambino – tu eşti acest copil. I think (hope) that I have just re-blogged a blog by valeriu dg barbu I guess we will see what happens when I hit publish. Still … Continue reading

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I Knew the Boston Marathon

The standard advice to writers is to write about what you know. I know the Boston Marathon. Maybe I should say I knew it. Although, my memories from 46 years of the Marathon remain the same, the emotional impact of … Continue reading

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Monster Control – past and present….

From the mid-80s to the mid-90s,  I had a weekly newspaper column entitled HOMEFRONT. It was mostly about family life with five sons and a little about being a high school teacher. Once in a while I tackled the big … Continue reading

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