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6 TIPS FOR EXPLAINING TRAVEL TO YOUR PARENTS via The Matador Network

For anyone else out there who’s parents (particularly mum) is down their neck every five seconds trying to find out where they’re going, when they’re going, how they’re getting there and when the trip finally comes, wants to speak to you everyday to find out how it’s going. 630 more words

Travel

Making the Abstract Concrete

A few weeks ago, I posted the following quip as my Facebook status:

You don’t really get _Civilization and its Discontents_ till you bring up a child. 383 more words

Politics

Flash Fiction: The Window (1360 words)

aTerius climbed through the window an hour after midnight. In the gray dark, he was just a dim white shirt under his open jacket, just the shine of a leather boot set perfectly on the window sill, the shifting gleam of his close-cut blonde hair, a quiet shuffle as he braced himself on the moldings on the wall outside. 1,335 more words

Postaday

Facebooking Mom...Where it all went horribly wrong...

Dear Mom,

I’m here.  Right here.  You don’t have to facebook or message me to show me something you think it amazing.

Love,

Your Daughter… 336 more words

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What can you learn from Memory?

Tonight, D and I played our first “official” game of Memory. I bought the Disney Classic Characters Matching Game several months ago when I saw it on sale at Target. 521 more words

Parents

I think I'm alone now.

Sometimes it’s all about distractions. And today, not unlike other days recently, it’s been all about being alone.

I was virtually alone at first. I worked from home for a few hours, so everyone I talked with was just a good idea. 308 more words

Parenting

Malaysian Plane and Our Children

My kids and our neighborhood kids want you to make a difference for them in the future.  Are you going to do something about it? 378 more words

Dad