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Slice of Life : May 23, 2017. It is still twilight when I pick up a banana and cup of coffee from the hotel breakfast buffet. My reserved Carmel Car drives up as I exit the lobby. I drop my bag onto the floorboard and slide into the back seat of the dark sedan,...
Bug Wisdom from EM

Bug Wisdom from EM

Slice of Life : May 9, 2017. It was our first warm spring day, temps reaching the 80’s. In the northwest, as summer approaches and the earth’s axis tilts toward the sun, the sun is actually closer to us than it is to our southern sister states. And its...
Greenwood, Texas

Greenwood, Texas

Tuesday Slice of Life : April 25, 2017. It is a hot August evening. We drive slowly along the back roads of Wise County, and although the scorching high for the day was 107 degrees, we ride with car windows rolled down and the AC off. We want to savor the sensations...

Protected: Danger in the Amazon

Tuesday Slice of Life : April 18, 2017. My grandson– oldest son of my youngest son– lives in Ecuador. When he was fifteen, his exploratory walk alone around the grounds of an Amazon jungle resort turned dangerous as he lost his footing and began sliding...
Lessons with EM

Lessons with EM

Tuesday Slice of Life : April 11, 2017. Solving Problems Too often we give our children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.  –Roger Lewin Big brother TM has been working on his math lesson at the table, and now Mom’s checking his work with...