Monthly Archives: October 2010

You Want to Know What?!

Brian’s five-year-old, pip-squeak voice piped up from the backseat, “Mom, what are drugs?  What do they look like?  How do drugs make you feel?  Why do people take drugs?  Have you ever taken drugs?”  My friend, Mindy, kept a steady … Continue reading

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He Is More Than a Hero

I’m not really a consumer of poetry, but during a college Literature course I fell in love with one poem in particular. The poem “He is more than a hero” was written by Sappho, an Ancient Greek female poet born … Continue reading

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Bad Habits

This is something I wrote about a year ago after a tough parenting day. My daughter’s lips were moving but I couldn’t make out what she was saying.  “What?” I said, pulling off the headphones and pausing my iPod for … Continue reading

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