Monthly Archives: February 2012

Lotsa Helping Hands Aboard the Meal Train

The son of some good friends of ours was seriously injured in a skiing accident a few weeks ago. Thankfully, after a harrowing week,  he was released from the hospital and is now recuperating at home. Just as I was … Continue reading

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No Day Without Sunshine

When I got home, I noticed a long, rectangular box perched on our front steps. The return address read, “Cushman’s, for Harry & David.” Great! I thought; some loving friend or relative vacationing in Florida sent us some citrus to … Continue reading

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Hypocritical Parenting

I remember the first time I realized my parents didn’t always practice what they preached. We were at the ticket window of a museum, and I heard them ask for two Adult and two Child tickets–even though I was just … Continue reading

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