Monthly Archives: May 2013

We Are Family

The modern family unit is complex and often includes members not connected by blood or marriage.  Same-sex parents, grandparents raising their children’s children, single mothers and fathers raising children with the help of their tightly-knit community.  All of these families … Continue reading

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Banana Shake

I should be working. But who can resist two dogs playing tug o’ war with a banana? Helen loves her banana and has named it Anna. She keeps Anna close to her bed and often carries it from room to … Continue reading

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The Bone Yard

When I was a kid, I played in the dirt—a lot. Like many kids, I enjoyed drawing figures in the dirt, making mud pies, and constructing and demolishing mounds of earth. There was a certain Pig-Pen quality to me and that … Continue reading

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