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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep. -Robert Frost My daughter made a painting of Narnia for Christmas for me. … Continue reading

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The Child-Free Movement Might Have a Point

‘Tis the season for… grotesque displays of poor parenting. I know this is an old story but I think it bears repeating: Well-off parents go full-bore nuts during the holiday season. (And meanwhile, is there a socially acceptable way to … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving. I really mean it: Happy Thanksgiving. When I was little, it seemed a banal benediction. ‘Have a nice day’-ish. The truth is, I wasn’t too pro on Thanksgiving. Didn’t like the muted colors, the dreary weather, the icky food. I’ve … Continue reading

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