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Orientation

Thirty years ago my mother drove me to Swarthmore College for orientation.  I remember feeling completely at sea — eager to get started at the same time that I had absolutely no idea what it meant to get started.  Later … Continue reading

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From September 2012 — Travels with Emerson

My oldest son likes drama.  When he was very young, he had horrible asthma.  Too many times, I’d look at him and worry that he was done breathing.  Always, with the care of doctors and emergency room nurses, he made … Continue reading

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From December 2012 — Home (thoughts about parenting)

Parenting is a constant challenge.  From the earliest moments when the baby thinks you know what he or she needs and you don’t until the moment they head off to college (and beyond), you draw on instinct, nerve and worry.  … Continue reading

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