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Girl Power!

The other day, my 13-yr-old cheerleader daughter beat a 15-yr-old boy in a push-up contest. It wasn’t something she set out to do. It seems, however, that in the last few minutes of world history class, some of the boys decided to rib her a little. “Do you know how to do a push-up?” one […]

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“If There Be Any Virtue . . .”

Some time ago, I noticed a freshman student had a copy of Water for Elephants on her desk. “Is it a good book?” I asked her pleasantly. She nodded her head. ¬†Then her face screwed up a bit. ¬†“But there was this one part . . .” Her voice trailed off, and she fidgeted slightly […]

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