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LoveChild 33: A Lesson Learned

“Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.” Lady Bird Johnson, Former First Lady of the United States After the revelation that September (see the previous post), our lives continued exactly as before. I never mentioned it and neither did my parents.  The only other excitement was that I had another trip to […]

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LoveChild 31: New Experiences

“Life is a journey with problems to solve, lessons to learn, but most of all, experiences to enjoy.”– Anonymous Our First Summer in Crystal CityI don’t remember anything about the actual move to Crystal City – like whether we hired a truck or how we drove there… Nothing at all.  As for our new house, while […]

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LoveChild 29: As I Turn Four, My Parents Become Restless

“Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living the result of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinion drowned your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition, they somehow already know what you […]

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A Robins’ Nest at Our Front Door, Part 3

So where do birds sleep? Presumably in trees. Had the small bird been afraid to stay in the tree, even with an adult? Had it tried to get back into the nest, and either be unable to do so, or possibly prevented from doing so by its parents?   I honestly have no idea whether it […]

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A Robins’ Nest at Our Front Door, Part 2

I discovered the robins’ nest above our front door on May 5th, 2014.If you missed the first part of the story, you can find it here.On the morning of May 28th, I came downstairs and, as usual, checked to see if an adult robin was sitting on her nest before I opened the door to […]

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