Tag Archives: summer

We all scream for ice cream

When we moved to Three Oaks, there were three ice cream shops in town, and then this summer, we discovered that all three had closed. Perhaps I knew it was coming, because I’d been on an ice cream making kick … Continue reading

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Biking’s evil twin

As much as biking is work for me, it beats spinning by miles. I admit that at the start of the summer, I was so out of shape that I joined the YMCA in order to whip myself into some … Continue reading

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On biking

It’s been about a month, and I’ve only run six times that I can recall.  During the winter, I was thrilled to be running, but injuries have forced me to switch to plan B — biking. Unlike running, biking takes … Continue reading

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Cousins

The warm lazy days of summer have become the scorching and busy days for us in the last week.  We had visits from our cousins (my nieces and nephews) and we had a reunion with our “Vietnam Cousins” — the … Continue reading

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Baseball on the Southside

“The Cure” by Katherine  Harer baseball is a good antidote for death where else do we mutter belief scream hope over green grass bathed in light where else do we coach the best out of one another it’s all right … Continue reading

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Midsummer’s arrival

For teachers (and students), and anyone else who works in a job where summer is synonymous with a more relaxed schedule, and fewer obligations, summer often arrives just as we are frayed around our edges. In those few weeks before … Continue reading

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Silver Beach — No Silver Lining

We’ve been spending time in St. Joseph, Michigan at the Children’s Museum which happens to house a large carousel, artifacts and a miniature replica of the original Coney-Island Like Silver Beach Amusement Park.  Gorilla Girl loves the carousel, and its … Continue reading

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