Two 9/11 recollections — 10 years apart
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Two 9/11 recollections — 10 years apart

This is from a blog post I wrote on Sept. 11, 2006 on the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks. My Sept. 11 memory I still can’t believe it’s been five years. I lived in Arlington, Va., close to the Pentagon at the time. That’s when my newspaper’s headquarters was based there. I remember a … Continue reading

Looking for a few good role models
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Looking for a few good role models

The New York Times reported Feb. 6, 2015 that parents, teachers and toy-makers discourage girls from getting into math and science. I never saw myself as being particularly good in either subject and I try not to relay this to my daughter Torie. But I’ve been able to follow her fourth-grade assignments so far. Phew! … Continue reading

Phoneography Challenge: My Neighborhood
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Phoneography Challenge: My Neighborhood

It’s WordPress Daily Post’s Phoneography Challenge and it’s certainly a challenge from my phone. First all I published was one photo, when I wanted to do narrative and a series of photos. Typing on my iPhone 4S when I’m rushing and getting frustrated doesn’t help my spelling, but autocorrect was a little help. No matter … Continue reading