Tag Archives: Writing

A Bit of Time Travel

Last week we were visited by a dad and his son. Their family had recently relocated to Cooperstown and, through ways I can’t remember, were directed to Karen. Why? Their 3 ½ year old son was recently diagnosed with hyperlexia … Continue reading

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Back to School

This week brought Nate’s return to SUNY-Cobleskill. He’s set to graduate at the end of the semester, words I never thought I’d write, or say, or even think. While getting the newspapers and bottles together for a trip to the … Continue reading

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The New iPod

In “iPhone Obituary” (June 2011), I wrote about Nate’s iPod, well, his former iPod, that was a constant companion until he attempted to wash the screen clean. He refers to his iPod Touch as an iPhone, though he’s never received … Continue reading

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The Never Ending Story

I always thought that if I could write a script of infinite length and give it to Nate to read, he’d never go astray. Though he often fights change, Nate is eminently adaptable; he just needs some advance notice. I’ve … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Reader

I do worry when I write a post on Nate that I’m violating his privacy. I try to walk that line carefully, and I check in with him to gauge his reaction to a prospective piece if I sense he’d be … Continue reading

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A Delicate Issue

Nate and I were talking yesterday about a certain thing he used to do. “I did that when I was frustrated,” he confessed. I was prepared to write about that today. Most of the words had come together this morning, ready … Continue reading

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Writing with Nate (Instead of About Him)

One of Nate’s upcoming school assignments is a biographical paper, 3-5 pages long for Intro to Mass Media. He needed to come up with an influential figure in media and, of course, honed right in on Walt Disney. His professor … Continue reading

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