Monthly Archives: May 2014

Simple Sunday – A Perfect Fit

After the commencement ceremony we had dinner and drinks with some friends at a local restaurant.  Cody wanted to try on my cap.  I think it is a perfect fit!

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Walking

Tomorrow I walk. Tomorrow I don a cap, gown, and hood and will walk. In retrospect it has been both a short and a long year.  I have learned a lot and feel, for the most part, prepared to move … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Scatting

Allow me to tell you a few things I recently learned about wombat scat from my eight year old son. Wombats communicate with each other by way of their droppings, or scat. A single wombat can leave over one hundred … Continue reading

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Waking Up Six

He has kept a running countdown for a couple weeks.  He talks about the cake and the friends and the presents and the ice cream but that is not why he is so eager. Carter has been counting down to … Continue reading

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From There to Now

The ball drops.  It bounces halfheartedly in an attempt to guilt the faltering hands that juggle the remaining balls, balls that are moving so fast they are a liquid blur in the air, to reach for it and scoop it … Continue reading

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