Monthly Archives: February 2012

Day 33: Deer Sighting

This post has very little to do with deer. And yet I wouldn’t have seen what I saw without this recent deer sighting. The kids and I were on our way home from school yesterday when I noticed a deer … Continue reading

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Day 32: In the Zone

The more I blog, the more I find myself “in the zone.” Some call it “flow” or being on your best game. You know, that feeling you get when you are deeply engaged in something you love. You lose all … Continue reading

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Day 31: Songs in the Key of Life

Listening to Stevie Wonder’s “Songs in the Key of Life” is such a rich aural experience. Not only does the celebrated album feature hits like “Isn’t She Lovely, “Sir Duke,” and “Pastime Paradise.” It’s also been sampled so many times … Continue reading

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Day 30: Mary Poppins Makeover

Yesterday afternoon, our family joined two other families in New York City to see a matinee show of Mary Poppins. It’s been years since I’ve seen the movie, and I don’t remember much about the movie version except Julie Andrews … Continue reading

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Day 29: The Newness of Things

“Look at all those mosquitoes buzzing around that light!,” Ramon declared. Ramon was visiting from the Dominican Republic. He was staying with a friend of ours who lives in Lynn, Massachusetts. That night in Lynn there was a light snowfall. … Continue reading

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Day 28: An Open Letter to President Obama

Dear President Obama, I often wonder if it is truly possible to be a change agent when you are the President of the United States. During your campaign in 2008, you certainly quieted those questions for me with your vision … Continue reading

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Day 27: Against “Superior Parenting,” or an Allen Iverson Remix

What do parenting and Allen Iverson have to do with each other? Bear with me. I am not a “Tiger Mom.” I am not a superior french parent. (Though, I admit that my children have learned to say “please” and … Continue reading

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