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The Boy at College

It’s November and he’s only called to ask for money once. And that was recently. And he needed money to do laundry (!) and his debit card wasn’t working. He’s been home twice. Once, because there was a hurricane/tropical storm … Continue reading

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The Boy Comes Home for the Weekend

On Tuesday, the boy asked if we would come get him and bring him home for the weekend. Because we’re mean, we said no. Instead, we suggested on Wednesday that we come visit him (one round trip is better than … Continue reading

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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: 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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