Tag Archives: birthdays

The accidental social experiment

I have longed wondered whether our ability to vet and consume information is weakening. In this age of endless information, streaming constantly, it’s a hypothesis I never meant to test, but I ended up testing it by accident. Last month, … Continue reading

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Three cheers for three years of Rogue Cheerios

On the occasion of my thirty-seventh birthday earlier this year, my father offered some time-honored wisdom regarding the sanctity of birthdays and anniversaries: The older you get, the more stuff happens. My father is a classy man but I may have edited … Continue reading

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The days of remembrance colliding

We celebrated my mother’s sixtieth birthday just three weeks before she died. Her death was completely and totally unexpected. And when she was gone, it was not immediate. Her life ended on one day but was not over for another. … Continue reading

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Living with children….

March is a strange time-space continuum in my world. In March, I celebrate my daughter’s birthday. I also celebrate my mother’s birthday, even though my mother has been gone for seven years. I spend much of the month gearing up and then … Continue reading

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