Tag Archives: Children

Road trip revelations: A weekend in Happy Valley

Of the many observations I made visiting my son this weekend, one made all the rest possible: he is happy and thriving on the path he has chosen in life. That confirmation allowed me to enjoy the weekend, without any of the common … Continue reading

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A child’s enlightening lesson from inside the fridge

When life gives us moments of pure joy, they are best cherished and remembered. Here’s one of mine, circa 1997 — the day my three sons tried to figure out how the light bulb inside the refrigerator “knew” when to turn on … Continue reading

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