Posts Tagged ‘ family ’

Dentists promote smiles but are never happy

June 1, 2018
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Six months ago, my dentist said I had a cavity that needed drilling. He warned me to change my brushing habits immediately or else. My first thought: My brushing habits have kept me cavity-free for…

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Book Signing for Leslie Handler and Rats, Mice and Other Things You Can’t Take to the Bank

May 31, 2018
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If you are in Bucks County, Pennsylvania or near there on Tuesday, June 5th, join us at the wonderful Newtown Bookshop for a book signing with the talented Leslie Handler. Donna CavanaghDonna Cavanagh is founder…

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Can’t get blood from a turnip, but they got a whole bag full from me

May 9, 2018
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My oldest daughter approached me with a simple request: Her twins were being asked to bring someone to their school to donate blood. You want to do something for your grandkids. After all, they’re your…

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Gardener? For What?

April 13, 2018
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Last summer, my wife asked if I thought we needed a gardener to maintain our front and back yards. My answer was a big “No!” My dad took care of his yard work. My grandfather…

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Life is like lots of jelly beans

March 23, 2018
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With the country becoming more divided by politics, hot-button issues are popping up everywhere. In fact, anything can be a hot-button issue. Even the Easter holiday comes with its own touchy topics. To eat jelly…

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Dad’s got a ticket to ride

March 16, 2018
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I heard the best time to go to Disneyland is Super Bowl Sunday. That’s because no one goes on the unofficial national holiday, when even churches are closed. According to the Nielsen Company (a global…

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Val-ANT-ine’s love from the pests

February 9, 2018
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I’m guilty—I haven’t done anything really thoughtful for my wife in a long time. On the Sunday before Valentine’s Day, she woke up from another nightmare. She told me that in her bad dreams I’m…

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Horrible dads attract horrible stuff

February 2, 2018
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Aaaah-choo! I knew right then I had the flu, even though, days later, I was fine, not another sneeze or other symptom to be found. But horrible stuff happens all the time, so I wasn’t…

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Winter brrr-becue for the brrr-ds

January 12, 2018
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It was January. And what a perfect time to be outside in the sun. My wife, our 11-year-old boy and I went on a morning hike. In Southern California, you can do that. Still, my…

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Feast a burden

December 1, 2017
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Overeating makes no sense to me. Unless there’s competition involved. My younger brother and I used to try to out-eat one another at buffets and Thanksgiving feasts, and we’d eat so much we’d make ourselves…

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