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I haven’t really “followed” the news for a long time. I skim. I’m aware. But I spend very little time and energy engaging with it.  I believe my life, and my parenting, is immeasurably better for it. I tuned out long before Coronavirus, even well before American politics went to hell in a handbasket. It

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Over 1200 people “like” the Belated Advice Facebook page. I hope it’s helped some folks. There’s always a steady trickle of new”likes” each week and it doesn’t seem to be stopping. So I went ahead and got BelatedAdvice.com. Thanks for getting me up and running WordPress.com, but I’m leaving the nest (and getting some SEO mojo in

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I love the movie Groundhog Day. Fascinating concept. Hilarious. Bill Murray at his best. And (I recently realized) it contains a profound lesson on how to have a happier marriage. Something really rare happened the other day – the Boss hurt my feelings. I hurt her feelings regularly (albeit never on purpose). But me? My

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Any money problems I’ve ever had have been first world problems. I’ve always had a safe roof over my head, food to eat, functional plumbing, and little risk I’d ever not have those things. Everything north of that is a blessing. When the Boss and I first got together and for many many years afterward

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When I was young, I wasted a lot of time talking about my politics and trying to get people to believe what I believed. I went to meetings. I attended demonstrations. I donated money. I posted online. I talked about stuff with friends and family and anyone who would suffer me. What did it accomplish?

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