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The Art of Lying

When I was a child, my father, who was Head of Structures for Sikorsky Aircraft, used to take some interesting business trips.  When he would return, he always brought me trinkets, usually little gadgets from the vendors during conferences, and … Continue reading

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A Well-Learned Lesson

Last week I posted a letter I would have liked to have sent to my third-grade teacher, Mrs. Zunker.  We all have teachers we loved and whose memory and lessons were sweetly remembered.  Unfortunately, most of us have also had … Continue reading

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Letter to My Third-Grade Teacher

Dear Mrs. Zunker, I found this old photograph of my third grade class, and it brought back so many memories of you and Roger Sherman Elementary School.  That’s me, in the second row, third from the left, with the overbite … Continue reading

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Endless Summer

I took my little Emily and Matt to school today.  After such a wonderful summer, it was hard to say goodbye to them at the classroom door.  Baby Ben and I are left behind, our little four-some broken up for … Continue reading

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