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Fall Memories

Fall Memories

Halloween signals the unofficial end to fall in Michigan, even though the calendar says it doesn’t end until December. There will be snow on the ground long before that. Autumn goes by quickly here, and the older the boys get, the more the changing seasons remind me how quickly they’re growing up. Every October includes…Continue Reading

Puppy Surprise

Puppy Surprise

Some girls have husbands who bring them flowers. Mine brings me puppies. Three weeks ago we made the difficult decision to put Elizabeth, our 15-year-old cocker spaniel, to sleep. She was sick, and it was time to let her go. But it was still hard. It was strange after 15 years to not have a…Continue Reading

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On Math Problems and Being Lost in the Homework Triangle

“Mom! What’s an isosceles triangle?” “Um… Er… It has three sides? I don’t know. I have to Google it.” What did parents do when they couldn’t just look up stuff on the internet? “OK. It says it has two equal sides.” “So with an equilateral triangle all three sides are equal. That’s the difference.” “Yep.…Continue Reading

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