The Misadventures Of Oprah, Gayle, And Crew

It was established on my first trip to Canada with Noah that he is an “Oprah” and I am a “Gayle” –  as he assumes the role of diva and I assume the role of friendly, happy-go-lucky traveler.  He complains, gripes, sighs heavily, and rolls his eyes.  I smile, chat, laugh, engage, and enjoy other…
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Futures Lost And Futures Won…

Those who are currently serving or have served in the military, those who have a loved one who is serving or has served in the military, and those who have lost a loved one that served in the military tend to have a somber recognition of what Memorial Day seeks to honor.  I hesitate to…
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Wired Differently…

April is Autism Awareness Month. I find that both gratifying and unsettling.  I find it gratifying because it is important to raise awareness regarding what it means to be on the spectrum.  I find it unsettling that autism is viewed as a disability or impairment, and as such, worthy of a month. It isn’t that…
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Our Own Bert And Ernie…

Cheyenne made an observation about a week ago that amuses me each time I think of it.  She observed that her brothers Noah and Cory are like Bert and Ernie of Sesame Street fame.  If you are unfamiliar with this duo, you can learn more about them on the Sesame Street website where they both…
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The Triple Cross

After my Santa was kidnapped yesterday I sent Mike to get him back.  This involved getting one of the kidnappers (the younger, seemingly less dastardly kidnapper – Cory) to participate in a double cross of his more conniving and committed brother – Noah.  The plan was for Cory to tell Noah that Santa was stolen…
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