Tag Archives: Children

Trot Trot to Boston

Trot Trot to Boston

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My wife’s mother has been with us for nearly a week. Our first few days home with our son were tough and we asked if she would fly in from the east. The request, we both agreed days before her arrival, was premature, erupting out of the seething stress following two nights in hospital aftermore

We’d Be Soldiers

We’d Be Soldiers

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“They were my friends, and I wanted to kill them.”more

Dog

Dog

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“Have you ever shot anything before?” Mary aimed the gun at Byron’s foot, and watched him step back. “You can kiss me again.”more

Vigil

Vigil

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A story about the knockout game, and watching.more

Half a Man to Bury

Half a Man to Bury

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“Uncle Bill got his legs bit off by a shark and died before his body was brought to shore. You might have seen it in the newsmore

Taping It Up

Taping It Up

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I chose the black tape because it was less conspicuous. That, by the way, is like being forced to wear underwear on the outside of your jeans and choosing blue…more

One Fifth of the Damn Kids are Crazy

One Fifth of the Damn Kids are Crazy

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“In my day, if a kid was crazy or even just weird you’d punch him in the stomach and say, Hey, fella, you stink! Don’t stink anymoremore

BULLshot: Chris Tarry

BULLshot: Chris Tarry

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The author of “Here Be Dragons” on the genesis of stay-at-home dads of the Dark Agesmore

BULLshot: Robert Scotellaro

BULLshot: Robert Scotellaro

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The author of “Sweet Tooth” on sentimentality, and dead frogsmore

New Study: Children are Not Adults

New Study: Children are Not Adults

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A breakthrough in scientific research—kids are kids because they act like kidsmore