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Où somme-nous? Where are we? Bilingual Pre-election thoughts

Je suis assis derrière la maison, sur la terrasse, et j’entends des mots de musique qui me troublent. On parle du drapeau américain et malheureusement c’est de la musique choisie par le voisin, trop forte, afin d’embêter les autres. Je … Continue reading

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The beginning days of school

For those who don’t teach and/or have someone in their immediate situation who does, the beginning days of school will not have that much meaning. Those of us who have kids have an inkling, but to have the situation occur … Continue reading

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Memories of an Advancement Chairman

While at the gym this morning, I ran into Susie, a former colleague of mine a few years ago when I was Advancement Chairman of Boy Scout Troop 50 in Deerfield. Susie and another person were in charge of the … Continue reading

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Giving back

I received, oh not so long ago, a comment about my talking about “giving back” and I was asked to possibly expound on that subject. Giving back is a very important thing and I think the most interesting part of … Continue reading

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J’ai pété, Madame!

Mary Kay was talking to her German classes and somehow got onto the subject of her dislike for the “F” word that stands for passing gas. She told the story of our son and his desire, as a middle school … Continue reading

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