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Parenting Long Distance

I know that most of my friends think parenting is something you do with young children.  By the time you send them off to college, the job is done.  Well, I have found out otherwise.  Actually, I always thought otherwise.   I have one child who goes to school at the University at Buffalo.  I… Continue reading Parenting Long Distance

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Memorial Day Parade – Maine, NY

Every year the hamlet of Maine, in upstate New York, holds a Memorial Day parade that begins at Maine Memorial Elementary and ends the Maine Cemetery.  The parade is a little over a mile and a quarter and includes Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, fire departments and the Maine Community Band.  At the cemetery, there is… Continue reading Memorial Day Parade – Maine, NY

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The Dollar Flip Flop

No, I am not talking about a political change of mind.  I am talking about those staples of summer that you see on almost every teen foot going – the flip flop. Last Saturday, Old Navy had a dollar flip flop sale.  There were a few perimeters – only five pairs per person, only solid… Continue reading The Dollar Flip Flop