Monthly Archives: March 2011

How Does She Know?

There is an old joke about the greatest invention ever.  After several worthy examples, it is suggested that the thermos bottle is the greatest ever.  When asked why, the response given is “When it’s filled hot, it stays hot and … Continue reading

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A Single Sweet Sound to Sum It Up

Returning home from a trip recently, I heard it when I pulled my car into the garage.  Just last week, visiting my daughter’s classroom – planned with her teacher, unknown to her, I heard it again.  If truth be told, … Continue reading

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Gardening Girls

My daughter’s elementary school has a couple of interior green space courtyards that appear, to us, to be under-utilized.  Several weeks ago, my wife volunteered to put in a vegetable garden to give the kindergartners a hands on view of … Continue reading

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A Rose by any Other Name Would Smell as Sweet

My daughter had a homework assignment that involved writing down the names of family members and determining which names had the fewest and most vowels.  Pretty simple, eh?  Perhaps not so simple, when Daddy complicates it a bit. Moving a … Continue reading

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Grandma

Grandma visited us last week. It’s always a well-appreciated special treat when my daughter and mother get together, either here or there.  There – a thousand miles away – has become a bit more tricky since my daughter is now … Continue reading

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