Monthly Archives: December 2010

Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader

My daughter and I went to see The Chronicles of Narnia:  Voyage of the Dawn Treader last night.  We thoroughly enjoyed it.I still remember the first time I read The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis.  I was 16, and one of my older brothers gave me a paperback copy - which…
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A New Experience With Dad

My dad is a terrific person.  At the age of 79 he lets little stop him - including his diminishing eyesight due to macular degeneration disease.  My brother and I (who live in the same town), don't get to see him as much as we'd like since he lives 600 miles away - but he…
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The Countdown Begins

With a mixture of apathy, anticipation, and anxiety - I am approaching my 50th birthday.  I'd keep it a secret - but I have kids - so there are none.  I can't figure out how I feel about it.  One part of me says - "no big deal" (that's the part that comes from having…
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Twas the Tuesday Before Christmas . . .

Twas the Tuesday before Christmas and all through the house, every creature was stirring (hopefully no mouse!).  Daughter Emma was playing Monopoly in her room with a friend, husband Ivan was staying out in his den (okay it's really the office behind the house but that didn't "flow").  Son Ivan was at school with his…
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