Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Discipline of Disregarding Discipline

Europeans are excellent at vacationing. Employment regulations provide generous vacation allowances — so that certainly helps — but it’s a frame of mind, too. Europeans rarely seem to think about “vacation days.” They take their vacation time in weeks. Even at that, a two-week vacation might be … Continue reading

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Cards from Kids

Cards from kids are, like, 5,538 percent better than store-bought cards. Today, my wife celebrates her birthday. So the kids made her cards from construction paper and colored markers, and they turned out beautifully: Colorful, cheerful, personal, sentimental… and even unintentionally-comedic, … Continue reading

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