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Powerful echoes of a simple sound at 6:50 a.m.

Weekday mornings, if I’m in the kitchen with my coffee at the right time, I’ll hear a familiar sound coming from the stop sign at the corner. And an entire era of my life replays in my head. It’s the sound … 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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