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A t-shirt that a middle schooler wore to school today

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“Drugstore” by Carl Dennis

Don’t be ashamed that your parents Didn’t happen to meet at an art exhibit Or at a protest against a foreign policy Based on fear of negotiation, But in an aisle of a discount drugstore, Near the antihistamine section, Seeking … Continue reading

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Looking with amusement

I have to admit that my interactions with my mother and her husband have not always been characterized as those filled with joy and abandon. Usually we deal with one real or potential crisis after another and overlaying it all … Continue reading

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Open House

It was Open House tonight. I had xeroxed syllabi and overviews. Organized forms and papers that needed to be signed. Had some good stories to share. I am always looking for ways to clearly communicate to parents about my approach … Continue reading

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