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Back-to-school Story

Uncle Jim

a Fond Remembrance

by Charles McKelvy

We called him Uncle Jim despite his being a neighbor and not a blood relative.

No matter, for… 155 more words


Back to "School"

It’s back to school season. I have returned from vacation and, for the first time in my memory, I’m not prepping for school. In fact, Madelonian is already back at Willamette, has been for a week now and I’m still languishing at home on the opposite coast. 801 more words

A Land Far, Far Away

On this Labor Day—the grand finale of summer—I presume that you, the average American, have recently gone on some sort of vacation.

If so, may I ask why? 1,282 more words

Wake Me Up When Summer Vacation Ends

School went back into session for my town last week, which means I have regained 7.75 hours of potential productivity time in my day.  Now, I love my kids and wouldn’t trade them for the world.  642 more words


Top Tips to Ease Back Into the Office After Summer Vacation

(NEW YORK) — What may be worse than a “case of the Mondays?” The day after a three-day weekend. Here are some steps to help ease the transition back to work. 488 more words



July is a month of Fridays; August is a month of Sundays. One of my colleagues summed up his summer this way. It made perfect sense to me. 261 more words

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