Monthly Archives: April 2015

Minorities

When I was in law school at the University of Michigan, many years ago, the Jewish Law Students organization sold t-shirts, emblazoned with “Michigan Law, Class of 1984.” I bought one. A classmate chastised me. “They’re not a minority. Why … Continue reading

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The Bulbs Know – Part Two

Originally posted on Jane Wilson:
I emptied my parka’s pockets today, removing three pair of gloves; the 30 below-zero pair, the fleece pair, and the brightly flowered garden gloves, along with the ubitquitous crumpled (but clean) tissues. At different times…

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Special moments

When my daughter was in primary school, her teacher asked each of them to write about their favorite family tradition. My daughter never let me read anything she wrote before she handed it in, and I respected her wishes. Their essays were taped to … Continue reading

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Shaking

Memories of my daughter’s childhood surface occasionally. In her black and white polka dotted swim suit with its fuschia ruffle, orange water wings on her chubby arms, complaining that the neighbor’s dog had jumped into her wading pool as it was … Continue reading

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