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Letters for my son: One day ’til college

We’re here; the day before the boy leaves for college. Some of you have called, written or e-mailed to say you’ve enjoyed this series and hey, where did you go? Why did you bag it when you were just getting … Continue reading

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Letters for my son: 14 days ’til college

Advice for the college freshman — I give you (drumroll, please) the Freshman Ten: Don’t consume alcoholic beverages. Not only is it illegal to drink under the age of 21, it’s also, um, a sin! And immoral (leading you to lie, … Continue reading

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Letters for my son: 15 days ’til college

Dorm room supplies purchased. Check. Shots updated and record faxed to university health. Check. School supplies purchased. Check. Except for rubberbands. Why on earth do you need rubberbands? One navy blue sportjacket (required by the university) purchased, being tailored and … Continue reading

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Letters for my son: 16 days ’til college

I know you’ve heard the stories over and over, but let’s go back to 1988, my freshman year of college, that watershed time in my life and ultimately, yours. I was 17 years old, a mostly naive refugee from an … Continue reading

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Letters for my son: 17 days ’til college

What? Whoa! Time travel? No. Recalibration. We have two extra days before the boy goes to college. His room and roommate assignment arrived in the mail and his move-in date and time are very specifically scheduled. Borrowed time friends, borrowed … Continue reading

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