Tag Archives: Family

Things I Will Miss


“I can’t.  I can’t go on.  It goes so fast.  We don’t have time to look at one another.  I didn’t realize.  So all that was going on and we never noticed…Good-bye; good-bye, world; good-bye, Grovers Corners. . . Mama … Continue reading

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Shared Earphones


They sat in the back of the law school library, in the chairs closest to the expansive windows looking out over Bascom Hill and its steep grassy incline that was now peppered with crimson, ginger, and flaxen-colored fallen leaves. They … Continue reading

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Get Out Your Binoculars


“Family quarrels have a total bitterness unmatched by others.  Yet it sometimes happens that they also have a kind of tang, a pleasantness beneath the unpleasantness, based on the tacit understanding that this is not for keeps; that any limb … Continue reading

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Have They Ever Known…?


I recently read that the city council of Naperville, a western suburb of Chicago, had approved the development of Naperville Family Building Center, a fertility clinic run by Dr. Randy Morris that will provide in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and other fertility … Continue reading

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The Magic Number 33


When was that point in your life when you felt the happiest, the most fulfilled, the most comfortable? Have you gotten there yet?  Are you there now? Are you still waiting?  Or do you wish you could go back in … Continue reading

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Time Warp


Have you ever wondered what would happen if there were a time warp and two versions of yourself were able to meet?  Perhaps a younger version of yourself could meet the current you?  Or the current you could meet an … Continue reading

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