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Don’t expect anyone else to support you. Maybe you have a trust fund. Maybe you’ll have a wealthy spouse. But you never know when either one might run out. –Mary Schmich     For the past couple of years my son has begged during the Christmas hols to work at my café so that he […]

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There was a little boy in my life. He reached up to hold my hand. He was terrible at tying his shoe laces. His best friend at kinder was a girl named Alex. He played with matchbox cars.   We took a walk together down the bike track, close to the creek. He watched the trickles of water. Looked […]

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Does he wash up?

  Driving the kids home from school lately is a chore. For at least a month there have been road works at a busy intersection I need to cross. At peak times it takes five or six turns of the traffic lights to get through. Annoying. Much. So this afternoon instead of watching the snails slime by […]

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