June 17, 2010
The significance of my son wearing that particular hat for his D.A.R.E. program graduation, a de facto fifth grade graduation ceremony, was not lost on me
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May 3, 2010
Then I turned to the audience and said, “I think Lily deserves a standing ovation, don’t you?”
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March 4, 2010
Childhood feels sweeter this week, even as the bitter taste of loss lingers in our mouths
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February 4, 2010
I made a deal with the Sun: You keep rising every morning from behind the smokestacks that hover over the buildings on Roosevelt Island, and I’ll fight another day.
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January 9, 2010
Please put your blood type in your Facebook status and ask your friends to do so, too, to raise awareness for lymphoma and leukemia.
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January 8, 2010
The summer I was 40, I longed to be 43. Not 39. Not 18. Not pre-baby, yet post drinking age.
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December 21, 2009
How could I explain to him that 10 minutes of mediocre soccer was actually a bit of a triumph for me?
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