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Think of This As Practice

Today is Kiki's birthday. She's now Six. We rolled into the day on the back of a Girls' Night. Now, our day started at six o' clock. As in, one hour after five o' clock. On a Saturday. Morning.We read. We talked. We made room for her animated two-year-old brother. Sis and I entertained.Then, out…
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Elmo’s Hurt!

Today is Kiki's birthday! She's Five. Uh-huh. Happy Birthday, Kiki! She had a great day. I stopped by after work, and she told me so. :-) She said she was smiling a lot when her classmates sang her Happy Birthday. I can only imagine how she was beaming.The story I want to share happened some time…
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EA and GM of the Universe

"This is God's Executive Assistant and General Manager of the Universe, may I help you?""I'd like to speak with God, please?""I'm sorry? And you are?""Jeff. The guy from 123 Main Street, last house on the right.""Jeff, there are hundreds of thousands of Main Street on earth. You will have to be more specific.""But...but I thought…
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The Comfort of Certain Words and Terms

There are certain words that are pleasing to my ear.  I like the sound of them; I enjoy saying them out loud.  And, in at least one case, where the meaning isn't the most positive thing ever, the way my tongue has to get wrapped around it for it to come out well, usually makes…
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