Monthly Archives: October 2019

she knows

A year and some months ago I traveled to Puerto Rico to help with the Carlson kiddos while their daddy worked. It was a blast and a total departure from anything considered normal for me. Not that my normal life … Continue reading

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blended-family advantage

I recently recalled a conversation with Quinn from long, long ago when she told me she’d been at the mall with her high-school friend. They had just passed a group of girls when she leaned in to tell Quinn: “I … Continue reading

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walk and talk/listen

Now that I’m in my second year of retirement I should probably stop writing about how much I am enjoying it. I wouldn’t want to give the impression I didn’t enjoy working—because I did! I told a friend I don’t … Continue reading

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