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Beyond Graduation: Leaving and Returning Home

June brings proud smiles and commencement speeches for graduates of all ages.  For many older grads, another rite of passage will soon follow: leaving home for college or that first full-time job.  At least, this is the idealized version of … Continue reading

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Today’s Tomorrow

“May Day! May Day! May Day!”  That desperate radio call for help—once the best way for airplanes to signal disaster—is such an appropriate beginning for this May 1 blog post.  Today’s inspiration is neither the traditional spring holiday nor the … Continue reading

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It’s About Time! Beginning Anew

It’s a new year, but calendars only measure one kind of time.  Its passage is also reflected in our mirrors and the clothes our youngsters outgrow.  That straightforward march of days is why a new calendar year is often depicted … Continue reading

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Graduation: Visiting the SuperMutant Magic Academy

Check your high school diploma!  See if the words “SuperMutant Magic Academy” are lurking (perhaps written in invisible ink) on that certificate of achievement.  The feelings and “A-hah!” moments evoked by Jillian Tamaki’s recent publication are heartbreakingly familiar as well … Continue reading

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