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Thanksgiving: A New Beginning

The dishes have all been cleared, the last of the food put away. As I reflect on the day’s events I realized that this Thanksgiving was a Thanksgiving like no other. I grew up pretty much in a silo, as we were a small family with not too many aunts, uncles, and cousins, at least … Continue reading

The Engagement Party

Yesterday, two families celebrated the engagement of two very special people, my daughter Brooke and her fiance Kelly Ann. Two families who, with a few exceptions, were virtual strangers. As the host of the party, I had the usual anxiety that rears its ugly head whenever I find myself in the midst of planning and … Continue reading

The Engagement

As I peered over my glasses surreptitiously, I watched the small attractive woman quicken her stepwhile crossing the parking lot not wanting to be late for the 4 pm meeting. From this moment on the lives of this virtual stranger and I will be forever and inextricably interwoven like the intricate threads of a multicolored … Continue reading