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Teaching your teen is not impossible

November 16, 2018
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My 15-year-old no longer has patience—not with inconvenience, not with failure and not with learning, which is often the takeaway in times of inconvenience and failure . . . if you have patience. It seems…

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What time do you call this? You can’t just swan into school when you want…

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Shrimp Fried Rice and the Ascent of Humanity

January 8, 2017
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Chinese Entree SHRIMP FRIED RICE INGREDIENTS 1 cup rice 2 medium carrots 1″ ginger root 2 stalks green onions 2 eggs ½ tablespoon sesame oil (1 more tablespoon later) 1 tablespoon sesame oil 2 tablespoons…

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When Commencement Speeches Attack

July 5, 2015
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When Commencement Speeches Attack

SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   With June comes graduation, and I always wanted to do a commencement speech. I don’t know why. I’m not that good at public speaking, and I’d guess a graduating class…

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Oh Crap, the Bell!

August 13, 2014
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Oh Crap, the Bell!

The kids went back to school yesterday.  That’s when I heard that dreaded sound:  the bell. Now I haven’t attended school since the term “Early Birds” actually referred to hungry winged egg-layers, and there was…

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A Helpful Guide For North West On How To Live With A Horrible Name

July 22, 2014
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As you know, Kim Kardashian gave birth to a baby girl via her money-maker.  She also committed a small act of child abuse when she named her child North.  North West. A fricking direction. Just…

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At Least The Cubs Never Lost To Belgium

July 10, 2014
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At Least The Cubs Never Lost To Belgium

SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   I was going to make fun of soccer last week, until I realized I’d never actually watched a soccer game. It wasn’t fair, poking fun of something I had no…

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A Catholic Kid’s Semi-Rotten Childhood II

May 21, 2014
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A Catholic Kid’s Semi-Rotten Childhood II

People who should know better refer to my generation as “Aging Baby Boomers.” Those who apply the term “aging” to us deserve to be strangled with a string of love beads with reefers stuck up…

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Older Brothers Behaving Badly

March 15, 2014
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I was asked recently, “What story had the biggest impact on me when I was a child.” My response was: My older brothers made me read a story when I was in second or third grade,…

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Story Problems

February 17, 2014
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Story Problems

Sharpen your pencils, get out your slide rule, and see how you fare with these story problems. Three pigs had 5$ each. Five pigs had 3$ each. Where did they get all that money? I…

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