Archives for November 2017

Magnets and Maps

General/Column November 20, 2017

I consider the magnetism that tethers nearly every mother to her son, to her daughter. Inside this enchantment, what of…

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General/Column November 17, 2017

“Would you act like that if you were having dinner with the queen?” my dad asked me from across the…

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Keeping Time

General/Column November 10, 2017

“Seventy-one, seventy-two, seventy-three, seventy-four.” My son whisper counts on the pillow next to me. His dad, squinting into the closet…

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What My Dog’s Kennel Report Card Reminded Me about Parenting

General/Column November 3, 2017

When my family traveled out of town recently, we boarded our dog at a favorite kennel that identifies itself as…

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