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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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In Which the Girl Learns a Very Bad Word

Last weekend we went to visit the boy at Christopher Newport University. It was the first time for us to visit him  as a family since he’d been installed in his dorm room as a college freshman. He called before … 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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