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My Mantra from 9/11

Eleven years ago, I got my class of sixth-grade girls ready to go to music. “Tuck in your shirts, girls. Line up. Shhhh, keep the giggles down. People are working.” Ten minutes later, as I sat alone in the teachers’ … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Gramp

This week, Mama Kat (a fantastic website) asked people to write about a surprising thing about their grandparents…   Growing up, I knew that my grandfather was the mischievous one in the family. Even though he could be gruff, he had … Continue reading

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