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Devon and me

It may be raining, but I had breakfast with Sunshine. Factoid of the day: “Santa is the only guy born with a beard.” Question of the day: “Does Santa give the Tooth Fairy presents?” Dialogue of the day: “Can we … Continue reading

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During the holidays, the “Gift of Nothing” beats boxes and boxes of stuff

Each morning of late, my 4-year-old granddaughter Devon and I have started the day reading a book together. ¬†She often picks a little book, “The Gift of Nothing” by Patrick McDonnell, that one of my graduate students gave me shortly … Continue reading

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When Devon’s around, rainouts just start the party

“Do you know what time it is, Nana?” Devon asked as thunder rumbled and rain fell. “It’s music time!” Kathy and I have learned that 5:20 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. is not an ideal time for beginning swim lessons in … Continue reading

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