What is THAT?!

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The photo was taken during vacation last December at Venice Beach, CA. This is my eldest son’s reaction to his very first sighting of beached seaweed.  He hasn’t been able to eat nori ever since. [ Read More ]

They Won’t Listen

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Our local amateur dramatics group got far more audience participation than they bargained for during a recent pantomime. [ Read More ]

Gracefully Aging

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As my 40th birthday approached, my husband, who is a year younger, was doing his best to rub it in that I was aging. [ Read More ]

Wrong Number

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Math was never my niece, Diana’s, strongest subject. After Diana’s first year of high school, she took a summer course to make up some credits. I ran into her one afternoon as the season was winding down. [ Read More ]

The Mustard and The Door

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Jenn and I are as close as can be having reached our mutual adulthood, but practically from birth and up into our high-school years, this was not the case. This is the story of how we finally bonded. [ Read More ]

First Day of School

Back in the early ’90’s we were a young family of five. Our three children were raised on Sesame Street and Disney VHS tapes. As time passed our oldest child, Zachary, finally was ready to go to kindergarten. [ Read More ]

Smiles For All