Monthly Archives: April 2012

Treat Your Children Well

When are we going to stop treating children like little adults?  Not only do we dress them like miniature adults, we use adult rules for their behavior, as if they can understand our logic.  Now we are handcuffing children because we … Continue reading

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Escape into Freedom

We were witnessing a coming of age moment that second, on the afternoon of an oily July day, on the street where we grew up, in a small Michigan town.  At that moment, a young boy saw his freedom and seized … Continue reading

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Signs of Life in the Desert

   Five years ago we moved to Denver for my husband’s job.  It was that or eventual unemployment, so we sold the house, left our friends and families, and drove west to the driest place on earth.  Old people like … Continue reading

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