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Obligatory back to school post…

I’m free!  So, off they went to begin their journeys through middle earth school and high schools.  The girl child’s day went swimmingly.  She even passed the 6th grade and it’s only the first day (results from her math re-test … Continue reading

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Surviving summer vacation: Day 1

I awoke at dawn.  The fauna’s incessant chirping to greet the day rouses me from a multiple dog encumbered slumber.  I alit from my perch, lightly treading downstairs, seeking the solitary shelter of my office enclave.  I trade maniacally as … Continue reading

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I am not a labradoodle!

a monologue, by Cubby     I am not a labradoodle.  The other day, I was walking my master through the Dana Point Whale Festival.  I couldn’t step more than four paws without being gawked at, impeded, and even man-handled. … Continue reading

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Excerpt from a story by Josh (after his being grounded for the first time)

Epelouge (sic) Life can be fun if you make it fun.  You can be too hard on yourself and be cruel.  The story of my life isn’t nearly over.  This is just a small slump with some issues.  Elaina and … Continue reading

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Interview with Josh – redux

What is your name? How old are you?    Josh.  10  Josh.  10 Where do you live?  What is your home like?    San Clemente.  It looks very unstable, like it’s ready to collapse.  San Clemente.  Small and yellow. What … Continue reading

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Oy, it’s so humid…

First day of H school (better late than never, and beats where I had to schlep to-in the snow, uphill, both ways).   Don’t feel too bad for the little mensch, he just got a new Ipod and video game … Continue reading

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