Monthly Archives: February 2013

Love & Home & Tea For Two

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My understanding of what love is has evolved over many decades, but it has its roots in my Grandpa Leo’s arms.  One of my earliest memories involves standing at the edge of my grandparents’ farm yard, the dust billowing up … Continue reading

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It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Oh hell’s bells it’s been a long week.  We’re on the sickie merry-go-round again here at our humble abode.  Then there was Ash Wednesday mass, which I attended at my son’s school and during which I silently pledged to give … Continue reading

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Where The Children Are Free To Be…

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In 1976 a remarkable woman named Gloria Griffin was the DFL endorsed candidate for U.S. Congress in the Second District here in Minnesota.  She was an artist, a feminist, and an activist.   I didn’t vote for her as I was … Continue reading

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Footloose and Fearless

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I’d like to raise my children to be fearless.  I don’t mean they ought to be free from fear, rather, I wish them to be free of the inhibitions that would keep them from facing their fears.  I hope to … Continue reading

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