Earlier this week I thought of an old friend and work colleague I had not been in contact with for many years, Professor Patrick Neary, who works and lives in Canada, and a few hours later an email arrived from him with all his news and recent life history detailed in it and in which he said he had thought of me this week and wondered what I was up to. 2,720 more words
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There’s something that every hero, every character really needs. Starting right from the very beginning, a hero needs a mother.
A mother is the first one to hear the heartbeat of her child, the first one who gets to feel the wispy waters roll inside her stomach at the baby’s early stirrings. 757 more words
Things I never imagined I’d have to say to my children, but have…
Sometimes I get the feeling that the current generation raising children really thinks that the previous generation doesn’t have a clue about what raising children today is like. 820 more words
Pretend for a moment, I meet you in a cafe, and we are waiting in line for coffee. We strike up a conversation, because you notice that I am especially attractive in my yoga pants and fluffy sweatshirt, and I notice you are drinking the same fru-fru coffee as me. 717 more words