Monthly Archives: August 2013

For the Love of Calvin

Remembering how much we all enjoyed Calvin & Hobbes… here’s a tribute and a reminder. ¬†Inspired by a Commencement Speech by Bill Watterson Thinking of you. Love, Mom Advertisements

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Thoughts for the First Week of College

Dear S & L, What a week to start school! The heat has been unrelenting. Aside from hoping that the weather isn’t hindering your usual activities too much, I wonder about little things as you go back to school … … Continue reading

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That Time Again

Dear L, School starts soon. Do you know that I ask every fall where you’ll be going? Dad refused to tell me the first year; he did eventually when he learned he was legally bound to. Last year I only … Continue reading

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With Sympathy

I’m so sorry to hear about Grandma’s passing. I find myself sitting still and reminding myself that she’s not in the world anymore. I wish someone in the family had thought to share the event with me; she was part … Continue reading

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A Given

There’s an entry in my journal that haunts me. December 16th, 2010 I was in the bathroom getting ready for bed and heard dad’s voice in L’s room, saying my name. As I approached the door, I heard him say, … Continue reading

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Brave Spot

When you were little and afraid, I told you to look for your brave spot. It’s in there; everyone has one. No matter how small it seems, I said, it’s big enough. All you have to do is find it … Continue reading

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