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Tiny Teachers

I love watching little kids, since they’re tiny tutorials, just in diapers. I was on a packed train not in the best of moods, when an elderly woman got on…a grandmother type…with a little boy, no more than 3. He … Continue reading

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Those Little Things

There’s a kid I see most mornings who sells newspapers outside by the subway.  He’s there early to meet the truck, the driver tossing them on the sidewalk like a bale of hay. He’ll come into Starbucks at 5 to … Continue reading

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Nothing Changes If Nothing Changes

I first read this in a 12 Step book, but feel it applies across the board. There’s so much truth in it not to mention resistance. Who likes change? Not me. If something remotely shifts I break into a nervous … Continue reading

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The Weak In Review

Waiting in line at a drug store, I saw a mother hit her four year-old so hard I thought his head would come off. Before I could react, a man did, letting her have it with both barrels. The kid … Continue reading

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