Monthly Archives: April 2013

For Geneva, on her third birthday

You have milestones. Everyone’s life has milestones. You don’t always know what they’re going to be. They don’t tell you which ones are going to stand out. They don’t tell you which ones are going to change your life, change … Continue reading

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Low-tech toys

About the time my 2-year-old daughter got a better score than me on ‘Angry Birds,’ I knew it was time to shift her attention to low-tech toys. Balls. Rubber snakes. Dinosaurs. And for outside, a kite.

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Farewell, fair critic

Roger Ebert, long-time film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times, prolific author, popular blog host and co-host of the most popular film review television show ever, died April 4 after a long battle with cancer. It shouldn’t have been surprising that … Continue reading

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