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HIGH IN THE CLOUDS, by Paul McCartney, Geoff Dunbar and Philip Ardagh is supposed to be for Grades 2-4, but its themes, vocabulary and syntax are more advanced. From Barnes and Noble: “Wirral the Squirrel is homeless. The evil Gretsch…

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Is Charles with Lars Axl Fokker?

Charles died a week ago today, and if you haven’t seen Deb’s tribute, it’s a must-see and we’re very grateful and humbled by her post as well as all of the e-mails and cards and calls we’ve received. In all…

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Charles Hobson Booger, III 6/3/03-10/15/10

My boyfriend. That’s what I called him. Loverboy, Charles, Charlesez, Gorgeous. My husband called him Charlie. He’s no longer with us, and our hearts ache. Charles’ death was sudden, tragic and avoidable. He had a corn removed Thursday morning, left…

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On Veganism and Adoption

I’ve been under the radar for a bit, anxiously awaiting the adoption finalization of Baby Sky. But now that she’s officially ours, I feel like I can write about a topic that means a lot to me without the fear…

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