Created on November 30, 2018 8:30 pm

Reflections from Spain

They are four abreast as they walk along the sidewalk in Barcelona. My two sons flank their Spanish sister, my daughter leaning slightly forward and into the conversation from the end. I can’t hear their exact words, just the tones of their voices mixing together. They tease and cajole. They push and playfully jostle, and Read More …

Created on November 30, 2018 8:28 pm

End of Summer

END OF SUMMER It’s 11 PM. I was planning on going to bed, and I will. Soon. But for right now, I am living in the moment and enjoying the noises that rise up to my home-based office from the packed basement below. At least ten kids are smashed down there, gathered around the ubiquitous Read More …

Created on November 27, 2018 9:54 pm

The LAX Hurrah

The LAX Hurrah We have scheduled all of our summer activities around this event for the past three years. Summer camps. Family drives to the Midwest. Visits with friends. Even work responsibilities. All have been juggled and carefully coordinated so that this all-important pilgrimage can be accomplished. Every family has their “thing”, that activity that Read More …

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