#OTR50 Day 98: Parent’s Day

Every day that we have any special people in our lives who served the roles of nurturing our minds, bodies, and souls. […]

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#OTR50 Day 61: 17 Years Times Two

I am moving forward through time at a speed of one second per second. I know this to be true because I have lived every second at that speed. And yet, it seems to me that I’ve also jumped […]

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#OTR50 Day 47: It’s Not About Me

I’ve been writing a good deal about me while only skimming the surface of me as a parent. Per my earlier posts regarding convergence. For those that know me well, this is beyond unusual. That aspect of myself that is a parent – it usually is the essence of entire conversations. My kids and parenting […]

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#OTR50 Day 39: The King in the Forest

When the kids were little and asked for us to make up a bedtime story, the story would often start with the exact same intro. This was a hand-me-down story with a funny family history behind it. This one sentence could lead a million directions. “Once upon a time there was a King in the […]

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#OTR50 Day 38: Patience

Another day spent that was supposed to be a vacation day with very little in the way of vacating going on. Household chores, phone calls to driving schools, legal paperwork activity, etc. I did sneak in lunch with my eldest kid and spouse as well an acupuncture appointment and a small evening thing. However, almost […]

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#OTR50 Day 35: Peace People Progress

        First challenge received from my Day 34: Game of Three Words Post comments: Peace, People, Progress. Remember from my ramblings during yesterday’s post, that this was a game for little kids in the car. As such, idea was kid’s fairytales, silly satire, and outright crazy. Most of the time the goal […]

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#OTR50 Day 34: A Game of Three Words

They were usually outrageously silly or crazy short. Only occasionally would they become elaborate. Regardless it was a fun game for all . . . even when the words were ridiculous. Three words because I have three kids. However, even when we had more or less in the car with us, the game was three […]

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