Monthly Archives: December 2010

My Christmas Prayers

Our little community of 4,000 is a great place to live; I raised my own kids here and have always been certain that it was the best possible place for a growing family. We have a liberal arts college in … Continue reading

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The Quest

This blog project has been enormously therapeutic for me as I prepare for retirement. Sometimes I’m amazed that people keep reading because it feels awfully self-centered to keep writing about myself, and I don’t like being the center of attention, … Continue reading

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A Metaphorical Crazy Quilt

With retirement looming ahead, there are some things I’m definitely sad about leaving behind. The biggest is that I won’t have a bunch of middle school kids in my life: the ones who drive me crazy, the ones who touch … Continue reading

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