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Tales Of An Educated Debutante

on life, loss and the joy that rules the day.


 
 
 
 
 




 
The future is far away and scary, but today is lovely.

Adrian H. Wood, PhD


Traditions

Tuesday, December 04, 2018 Adrian H. Wood Comments (0)
Traditions

Our traditions aren’t spectacular. We don’t do the same thing for every holiday, at the same place, or even at the same time. We switch it up. Not so much on purpose, but that’s just the way life seems. Some years, we go here for Thanksgiving and other years, we go there. Sometimes, we stay put. Christmas is much the same way. We’ve been home or gone visiting grandparents. One year, not so long ago, I realized a few days before Christmas that I had forgotten to get our p ..

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Best Day Ever

Monday, December 03, 2018 Adrian H. Wood Comments (0)
Best Day Ever

Mondays are tricky. Alarms rouse grumpy folks from slumber, including me. Today is the best day ever. It’s not your circumstances that support that seemingly confident proclamation. It just is. We are alive and here and tackling life. A life that ain’t picture perfect or terribly easy. It involves kids and work and for me, a little person with special needs that detests getting his shoes on. It involves coffee and sweating and coaxing fruit loops into a person wallowing  ..

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Feeding the Hungry

Sunday, December 02, 2018 Adrian H. Wood Comments (0)
Feeding the Hungry

It’s December and I’ve done little to get ready for Christmas We did get our tree up and threw out some nutcrackers, but not much else. No set plans. No Christmas cards ordered. No gifts purchased. Christmas is right around the corner and I just can’t seem to get it all together. We don’t need anything, but it’s hard to convince children of that. I struggle with how to not let material crap take hold of what is a lovely season. Today, we gathered at St Paul's Episcopal ( ..

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Richmond Times-Dispatch

Saturday, December 01, 2018 Adrian H. Wood Comments (0)
Richmond Times-Dispatch

Dear Richmond Times-Dispatch (https://www.facebook.com/TimesDispatch/?__tn__=K-R&eid=ARDDgWnUYnRTQoIbDREOZannEORiGDpiro6Ey9qjwLidXqPPUq2z-ECfI7pBEbGh_8_-AzOdUjt6Leg3&fref=mentions&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARDYmZ9BEk46PpIpElNSvGOXbt-i2m1wcoZ5JzKY0nesuJo8kvasQJch5aRY3K5DYM1TWcngcNp8L9IpDWhAkGah9wDva8C004g69kcaURItB4iMbgBwDDBGpQOPrgBEUBq05pOseaWjkB_ohLpJf6fkpoXRHHo46scyAveGMhu4SuNfLLkc_KiVJiTEo2NU3eqbJuomvVFPcBIAh_PD4bl6Zm-GBoyQ43lxWoLqh0XXLFYibMP6pF8qmLGE47Xy5baFcZ14B7d9vfqjyW2PviTqC ..

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