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Real Monsters

Forget 2012 doomsday predictions, what my neighborhood went through this past weekend falls under its own category of apocalyptic scenarios.   Instead of Halloween preparation revelry, a massive, unexpected and eerily unseasonal winter blizzard descended upon my area like a scene out of a Stephen King novel.  The suddenly bleak and wintry skies deposited so…

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Geoffrey the Giraffe has morphed our children into Xbox crazed zombies and at no time of the year is this more obvious than during the month of December.  Is it possible that our children value the price tag on their gifts more than their mother’s warm embrace?   I’m not sure, but what I do…

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