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Thanksgiving With William Bradford

In honor of Thanksgiving, here’s what my great-great-great-great-great (? I think I counted that right) grandfather William Bradford, governor of Plymouth Plantation and general all-round stand-up Pilgrim dude, had to say about the first such shindig: They began now to … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer, the NFL, and Pink Cleats: Is This a Good Thing?

  I’m watching the Colts/Packers game, and I can’t stop staring at all the pink on the field.  Pink shoes.  Pink gloves.  Pink side-towel-hand-warmer things and wristlets and whistles.   Pink codpieces patches on the pants drawing the eye to the … Continue reading

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Five Things I’ve Noticed After Being Married for a Month

As of September 16, we’ve been married a month.  Here are five things I’ve noticed since then: 1.  Holy crap, I’m glad this is real life and not Gone Girl.  (But check back with us in  five years?) 2.  One of … Continue reading

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