Welcome to Fatherhood

They smelled good – most of the time –  and I was able to do things with them I could never do with a book.

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On the street in Madagascar…

Originally posted on Africa far and wide:
I didn’t really know what to expect. And I was right not to expect, because there is no box for Madagascar! Sometimes it felt like we were in the middle of Asia, surrounded by rice paddies and people with Polynesian features. Sometimes it felt a bit like what…

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My Bookstore Collection

This is a collection of images of bookshops I’ve enjoyed.

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David Sedaris and Me

The essay I am discussing came out years ago and I did not like it. I felt it was mean spirted.

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Painting Dreams with Stories Told

I have to be honest. I didn’t really want to do it. The activity of the day often drained my morning intentions. The activity of the day often drained my morning intentions. I don’t think this is my own issue to confess. It is the same for many a father and mother. The task, as […]

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A Care Package Still Bearing Fruit

“I have lost my beloved record collection, tapes, CD’s, novels, and countless cherished items, like my baseball card collection and many pictures of my family. I have held onto that first Bible I ever owned.”

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