Archives for May, 2011

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Coaches as role models

Down at the little baseball diamond, the parents of little league players sit through most weather conditions on steel bleachers that are excruciatingly hot in the summer, freezing cold on those fall and spring evenings and when it rains? They can collect puddles with the best buckets made. We frequently trade stories ...
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Book Review: Things We Didn’t Say by Kristina Riggle

Some people lead lives full of problems. In Things We Didn't Say by Kristina Riggle, 26-year-old Casey has a mess of them. She's engaged to Michael, a man 10-years her senior, who has three children with an ex-wife who is a non-recovering alcoholic with multiple mental disorders. Casey's secrets come back to ...
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A tisket a tasket

Every now and then, when I feel a lot of stress or pressure, I find myself reciting old nursery rhymes in my head. Mother Goose was a favorite when I was a child and I may not be able to remember entire stories, but a phrase here and there will pop up like a ...
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