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TCO: Stepping Into a New World

My eldest grandson went to college today. He drove himself to the campus (about 30 miles away) but, uncertain¬†the school would permit him to stay, he left all his belongings here at our home where he’s lived this past year. A recent Eagle Scout, he earned two academic scholarships and will assume a student loan, […]

My Mom, Ruthe

In the summer of 2006, we held a surprise birthday party to honor my mother who was celebrating her 80th birthday. Just before Christmas that year, she suffered a deep vein thrombosis (DVT). We might have lost her. Diagnosed with a genetic blood disorder, she received appropriate treatment which seemed incidental:¬† a small incision in […]

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