It’s All About The Cause

I figured it would happen eventually, just not so soon.   I took Grace and Zach over to GreatLIFE Worthington Country Club on Wednesday morning to take part in All Day Fore Africa, which has become kind of a tradition for us. After registering, picking out T-shirts and securing a golf cart — and doing…
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Extra, Extra, Read All About It

I was speaking with my dad on the phone a couple of weeks ago when he mentioned something he was surprised I hadn’t heard about. Apparently, there’s a small-town Vermont newspaper for sale, and the current owner will choose his successor based on an essay contest. I had to Google it, and of course I…
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Baseball

The Boy — And Girl — Of Summer

The Zachman was at work with me at Friday, chillin’ in the Globe’s TV room over the course of the last 90 minutes or so that I was finishing up Saturday’s edition. Bec was at the initial performance of Grace’s dance recital (I attended Saturday’s afternoon show and the Saturday evening gala), and rather than…
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Male golfer, low angle view

Help Wanted

Well, my wife and I made a fairly big decision Saturday afternoon and signed the family up for a GreatLIFE Worthington Country Club membership. I haven’t been a member of any golf course for well over a decade, so in my mind it’s sort of a big deal. We — Bec and I, along with…
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Stack of school books and apple on desk in empty classroom

Break Time

In a few short days, Grace and Zach will be through with the 2015-2016 school year. Becca and I will officially have an incoming sixth-grader and third-grader, respectively, on our hands. Of course, one common reaction when letting people know where our kids are at in school is something akin to the following: “Wow! Your…
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