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New Classics

One of the children said this about artichokes – “I don’t like those.  They make me sour and blind.” I always have this concept that my time in the bathroom is private, sanctified time where I have a few moments … Continue reading

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A Collection of Classic Statements

Tim on accompanying me:  “I think Bach would have been impressed with my playing tonight!” Josiah:  “Autumn is really starting to take a toll on these trees.” Jemimah first thing in the morning, when she came into the kitchen for … Continue reading

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Dangling Conversation

At breakfast time this morning, Josiah picked up a rogue nail that had wandered from the renovation work taking place, and holding it up in front of Simeon’s face the conversation went like this: Josiah: “Simeon, what do you think … Continue reading

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A Play.

One Who Searches For Wisdom:  Mum, do you know what the oldest thing on earth is? Mother: (disengaging herself from her book)  Sorry, what did you say? One Who Searches For Wisdom:  What is the oldest thing on earth? Mother:  … Continue reading

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