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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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What’s the best thing you ever bought, borrowed or stole?

November 11, 20178 CommentsPosted in careers/jobs for people who are blind, guest blog, memoir writing, politics

This week I asked writers in my memoir classes to put together 500-word essays about the best thing they ever bought, borrowed or stole. Essays came back about a yoyo, a wedding dress, college educations, a maternity dress, a black walnut dining table, condos with lake views, a black leather jacket, artwork, a stylish mmauve […]

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Mondays with Mike: We cannot “Just Get Over It!”

October 23, 20175 CommentsPosted in Mike Knezovich, Mondays with Mike, politics

Hi all. Mike here. We just had a joyous weekend spending time with our friends Pick and Hank, who visited from Washington, D.C. Or more specifically, from Alexandria, Virginia. We’ve posted more than once about this dynamic duo. It’s not a stretch to say that at this point, we’re all like family–only better, because we’re […]

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