Before I caught the music bug, I played basketball for a good part of my childhood.  I played in a couple of leagues and school teams during the school year and tournaments during the summer until I got to high school from second to eighth grade.  Whenever I had a free moment, I wanted to […]

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Dads Take Your Child to School Day

Yesterday in New York City was Dads Take Your Child to School Day. I think that’s a thoughtful initiative with very powerful and beneficial results. Even when I am sitting on my porch writing in the mornings, I normally see mothers walking their children to the elementary school around the corner from my house. Maybe […]

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The Missing Snack

Well, I have quite a few things to write about this week! I’ve been running around a good portion of this morning and didn’t get a chance to write last night due to being a little under the weather. Well, it happens. I was late and didn’t get to write what I intended to for […]

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Dads Take Us to School Day

I’m very close to my sister. We’re twins. Of course I’m close to my nephew as well. He’s a good kid. Really bright and in many ways reminds me a lot of myself at six years old. Unfortunately his father isn’t in his life. It’s not unfortunate at this point for my nephew but for […]

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The New Year

It seems like no matter how old we are, religion, balls dropping in Times Square, or our staff accountants start a new ledger the new year begins when school starts.  As a New Yorker, the new year begins anywhere between a day or three after labor day.  It is the time of new beginnings, starting […]

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I Wasn’t Ready

A few days ago my mother took my nephew to see one of his best friends (his mother is a teacher there) at his old preschool.  I went as well to get all of the information that I would have needed to get Cydney ready to start daycare there in a few weeks.  Although I […]

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