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marilyn-kallet's picture
Feb.18.2011
I've been with Lou for more than 30 years, and I only went contra dancing with him once.   He's a great dancer, and he loves traditional music, English folk dancing, Morris dancing, and contra.   I, on the other hand, don't like to be told what to do.  If I'm going to dance, I want to express...
raymond-mallette's picture
Sep.03.2010
       How do we motivate our children to improve? It's easier said than done. Or is it?      Ever heard of eves-dropping? Children do it all the time. They love to "listen in" or "spy on" mom and dad to see what's being said. So, check this out......let them spy. Let them...
allan-james-cox's picture
Jan.13.2010
The Man Watching by Rainer Maria Rilke I can tell by the way the trees beat, afterso many dull days, on my worried windowpanesthat a storm is coming,and I hear the far-off fields say thingsI can't bear without a friend,I can't love without a sister The storm, the shifter of shapes, drives onacross...
raymond-mallette's picture
Sep.27.2009
     "We'd like to recommend an amneosentices," was the comment of the genetics counselor.      "What are the risks? What are the chances of that test having a negative affect on our baby?" I questioned this, already knowing my answer.      "About 1 in 200."     ...
raymond-mallette's picture
Sep.23.2009
It was March of 1983. I had spent 2 years, running, training, and getting ready for something I didn't know anything about—the United States Army. There was still snow on the ground, and my dad was getting ready, with my brothers, to go gather the sap for the day's Maple Syrup production. Mom and...
robin-d-gill's picture
Feb.16.2008
I would far prefer to live with people who are open, naive and humble than people who are proud, and worse yet, proud to be proud. When I say I am an author-publisher, and proud of it, I mean only that when I first published myself in 2003, I tried to hide it and succeeded well enough that some...