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Reaching for the Stars

The boy, about 10, was clearly excited.  He was walking in front of us, alongside his father, as we entered the exhibit on space travel at the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum. My husband and I, and our son Jake, … Continue reading

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To My Neglected Friends: Smartphone Technology Is Hurting Our Friendship

THEN: Sitting around my  kitchen table, eight friends passed around vacation photographs. One friend told anecdotes of his summer adventures as I filled wine and soda pop glasses and fetched beers for our guests. Sharing vacation pictures was a great … Continue reading

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UnPlug It!

The teens were seated in a long row, prior to the start of the play.  Every head was bowed; each pair of fingers tapping away on a phone.  These kids were friends, relatively good friends…….yet they were all engaged elsewhere. … Continue reading

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