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Nostalgia

Today, I’m packing away the holidays. Yes, I’m a lazy ghit, I should have done it a week ago, but my family was off school and work and I just couldn’t bear to add finality to our tryst by tidying … Continue reading

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Chicken Polo?

Yesterday, passing by a beautiful farm with a sign out front that read, “Polo Lessons” The Giant–Chicken lessons? What is this? The Colonel Sanders Culinary Institute? How can they remember 11 original proprietary spices if they can’t figure out how … Continue reading

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Teenagers and War

How do you teach children about war? In all cases a herculean task, I think that American parents have it both harder and easier than so many other cultures. Easier, because whichever path we choose, it’s voluntary for us to … Continue reading

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Parents Break Promises

Driving to school this morning – Me- would you guys rather have roasted chicken or grilled pork tenderloin for dinner tonight? The Giant-tenderloin. Me- What about a vegetable? I could roast up some brussel sprouts with lemon and pine nuts? … Continue reading

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Dinner March 17, 2015

The Giant–Soooo, Macbeth is dumb. Me–Oh? Um, Macbeth the play or Macbeth the character? The Giant–(looking at me like I just grew a tentacle out of my neck) The CHARACTER, of course. He’s such a cowardly punk. He never sticks … Continue reading

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Teenagers-my reward for surviving toilet training

This afternoon- Me- Are you mocking me? The Giant- Is there an honest answer to that question that won’t get me in trouble? Me- Probably not. The Giant- OK, then how about one that might preserve my dignity? The Ginger- … Continue reading

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Dinner– January 28

Subjects randomly covered at dinner tonight- – GPA to potential and discrepancies in regards to honors geometry – Causes for the fall of the USSR including mutually assured destruction (Adam’s History of Modern Warfare class is already shaping up to … Continue reading

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