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The Two-Handed LEGO Boy

  A Professional Mr. Chase, the director of the GEARS robotics programs in Granger and Elkhart, picked up a scissors and a long cardboard box wrapped with plastic bands. “Who would like to do the honors?” he asked. Nick considered this question for about a millisecond and then raised his hand, well before either of …

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Apologies

Look for “The LEGO Boy” post this coming Saturday night. It was not finished and I accidentally posted it too soon!

The Birthday Boy

8:50 am. This morning. Me, standing at bottom of stairs: “Nick! Are you awake?” Nothing. “Nick!” Nothing. Dracko, from the chair across the room: “NICKLIE!” “Yeah…” Me: “It’s time to get something to eat! And bring your sheets down to start the laundry!” 9:03 am: Nick stumbles into the kitchen, expertly wrapped in bed sheets, …

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What The Little Mermaid and President Kennedy tell us about the Human Race

One of the songs my little patient continually asks for is the one the Little Mermaid sings: Look at this stuff. Isn’t it neat? Wouldn’t you think my collection’s complete? Wouldn’t you think I’m a girl, a girl who has everything? Look at this trove, treasures untold. How many wonders can one cavern hold? Looking …

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