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Growing Pains

Our son Chris was six years old. Slimy pumpkin guts and seeds smeared his little hands and mine. What wasn’t on us was somewhat piled onto old newspaper in the middle of the kitchen floor. A goofy-looking face stared at us from the pumpkin shell we had just carved. It was Halloween 15 years ago, and…

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Remaining Relevant on I-35

Last Sunday was a beautiful day for a drive. I gave myself plenty of time to relax and enjoy it. A little travel cooler held cold bottles of water, apples, almonds and other favorite road trip snacks on the passenger seat beside me. Favorite CDs were stacked in the console. Bags packed, car washed…

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