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Hope. Or When History Stops Repeating Itself.

We all have heard the stories. They usually begin with “back in my day…” and what follows is a litany of exaggerated narratives about how life back then was so much harder than the present. How she—usually some gray-haired elder wearing a pillbox hat and compression stockings, hiding the tobacco chilling between her gums and… Continue reading Hope. Or When History Stops Repeating Itself.

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Raising Fearless Kids (Or What I Refuse to Carry Into 2015)

I’m the worst passenger in a car. Anyone who knows me well, knows to pop a couple of valiums before driving me anywhere long distance because stress is most certainly a’coming. Because of several car accidents over the course of a couple of decades, I’ve developed a serious case of PTSD when someone else is… Continue reading Raising Fearless Kids (Or What I Refuse to Carry Into 2015)

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TMLG’S Top 6 Posts for 2014

So here we go… *again with the booming, echo-like, movie trailer voice* THE TOP 5 6 ARTICLES/ESSAYS/BLOGS I WROTE THIS YEAR (based on views/comments/stats) Setting the Narrative Free: Bill Cosby Is NOT Cliff Huxtable This piece got picked up and shared so many times, it might as well had been a hundred dollar bill. <–… Continue reading TMLG’S Top 6 Posts for 2014