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Mondays with Mike: Talking about the plumbing

December 4, 20172 CommentsPosted in Mike Knezovich, Mondays with Mike, politics

In these extremely divisive and dysfunctional times, I’m trying to maintain ongoing conversation with a few friends who have markedly different views on things than I do. It’s worth the effort—even though it’s really hard sometimes. At this particular time, with what I consider to be an wholly un-American tax bill ready to become reality, […]

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Mondays with Mike: There but for the grace…

November 27, 20173 CommentsPosted in Mike Knezovich, Mondays with Mike, parenting a child with special needs, politics

We had a two-turkey Thanksgiving, with a different set of great friends on two consecutive nights. I am thankful for, among other things, the extra notches on my belt. Of course I’m thankful for a lot more. The aforesaid friends, my nephew Aaron and his children, Beth and her million-member family, living two L stops […]

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Mondays with Mike: Gus’ long and winding road

November 6, 201711 CommentsPosted in Mike Knezovich, Mondays with Mike, parenting a child with special needs

We just got back from a visit to Gus in his new home. Ordinarily, the term new home triggers anticipation and excitement—in this case, Gus’ move to new digs was more about anxiety. I’ve posted about Gus before—short story: He was born with a rare genetic disorder that left him with severe developmental and physical […]

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