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Tagged With: Children

2nd Cup of Coffee, 3/1/19: REMEMBER ‘CAT’S IN THE CRADLE’?

She sat in IHOP, ignoring the most precious things in her life. A young mom, she’d brought her two daughters, Sevenish and Threeish, to sit eating all-you-can-eat pancakes, while she hunched over her phone, 13 or so inches in front of her face, with Someone Somewhere else. The girls knew. Their occasional tentative “Mommy?”s were … Continue reading »

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2nd Cup of Coffee, 11/30/18: “WHAT? SAY THAT AGAIN?”

KIDS SAY THE FUNNIEST THINGS   “Close the curtains,” requested a tot, sitting in a pool of bright light. “The sun’s looking at me too hard.” Someone asked a youngster when he would turn 6. He replied, “When I’m tired of being 5.” Seeing her first hailstorm, a 3-year-old exclaimed, “Mommy!  It’s raining dumplings!” As her … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 11/12/15 – THE HUMOR OF THE LAMBS

Three-year-old Gabriel, was intently playing when his father began to talk to him.  “Shhh!  Shhhh, Daddy.”  Gabriel said sternly.  “I’m playing and I have to listen to my imagination.”   Laughter is a powerful tool in a powerless situation. ….. Charles Chaplin   JACK (age 3) was watching his Mom breast-feeding his new baby sister. After … Continue reading »

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I grew up listening to old folks pray.  Well, you know.   Adults.  They taught me how to pray. They didn’t know they were, but they did.  I watched and listened, because even as a little kid I tended to hang back and observe.  Spending all these intervening years from then until now, you’d think I’d have learned a … Continue reading »

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