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Moments: Leaving the Yurt Before Sunrise

It’s 4:00 AM in early 1999. I should be asleep now but for some reason I can’t sleep any longer. For a while I just lie there trying to will myself back to sleep knowing that my six month old son could wake up at any minute and our day will start whether we like it or not and that would be the sum total of the sleep I would get for the day. 1,047 more words


I Can't Be What You Expect...Let's Just Both Be Who We Are

One of the things I’ve come to believe through my experiences in my life is to accept others for who they are rather than condemn them for what I want them to be. 935 more words

The Reason Why Teachers Are...Well, AWESOME!

I have to say that I don’t believe teachers get the credit or respect that they deserve. One of the catch phrases which got passed around a lot when my generation was younger (I’m fifty now) was “those who can do, do. 923 more words

Jealousy, Avarice...And Popsicles

Many years ago when my son was a toddler, there was a community center that we often used to go to. It was a pleasant place with all the regular amenities that you would think of. 1,067 more words

Keeping The Family Together (Independent Lives Traveling Together)

My wife, son and I went out to the movies the other night. It was nice because as the years have gone on, we don’t spend as much time together as we used to. 1,008 more words

I Can Keep On Knocking, But I Can't Come In

One of the things I really hated when I was a child was that my parents would always walk right into my room. Sometimes they would knock, but they would never ask if they could come in. 491 more words

Who Stays Home In The "Battle Of The Sexes?"

When I was young, back in the 1970’s, my mother wanted to get a job. She didn’t want to be an entrepreneur or a CEO, she just wanted to get some kind of job to achieve a sense of personal fulfillment beyond cleaning the house and getting dinner ready for us. 795 more words