Big Choice: Mitigate Or Distance?

I received an informational email today from one of Cheyenne’s teachers about a service project out in the community that STEM’s seventh graders were going to participate in at the end of the week.  The email encouraged parents who would like to participate to let the seventh grade team know. Well, Cheyenne wasn’t home when I…
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It’s A Boy – Thank God!

My daughter Sarah and her longtime partner Dusty are pregnant (well, technically Sarah is pregnant – but you get the point).  We found out last week that she is having a boy.  Sarah and Dusty long ago settled on names – Olivia Helene for a girl and Lennon Daniel for a boy – so Lennon…
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1-800-TELL-MOM

I had a great idea for a new business today.  It came to me as I watched a young female driver dangerously tailgate a number of vehicles (to include a fuel truck).  There was no way she would have avoided a rear-end collision if the person in front of her had braked suddenly (and I don’t…
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Slam The Door!

Tracy Frank has an article in The Forum today that leaves me unsettled. It is titled –  When it comes to fertility, there’s no ‘magic age’ – and it caused me to comment out loud to myself, “There certainly are less than magical ages for fertility and the joy of pregnancy.” I can definitely speak to experiencing pregnancy,…
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WHOA! BACK UP THE BUS!

Cheyenne informed me in passing the other day that she has taken to reading some of my blog entries.  She said, “I thought they would be stupid, but they’re not…they’re funny.” WHOA!  BACK UP THE BUS! Was that an off-handed compliment from my 12 year old?  Did I have a break with reality? Was I abducted…
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