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Lori Borgman: The parade you don’t want to miss

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It was a last-minute deal. I left dirty dishes in the sink, grabbed two flags from the garage and met … Continue reading

09. April 2014 by Lori Borgman
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The Good, Bad and the Bossy

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Dear Miss Bossy Pants, You might not remember me, but I was one of the girls you bossed around when … Continue reading

18. March 2014 by Lori Borgman
Categories: Common Sense, Feminism, Parenting, Women | 2 comments

Lori: Speak now, regret it forever

Nearly 25 years ago, Mike Royko wrote a sharp-edged column on the first roster of banned words, a list of … Continue reading

04. November 2013 by Lori Borgman
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Lori: Satisfied with being dissatisfied

Why is it we always seem so surprised when a poll tells us what we already know? A Pew Research … Continue reading

21. October 2013 by Lori Borgman
Categories: Common Sense, Economy, Family, Values | Leave a comment

Lori: Sifting the bad news for the good

It’s hard to read the news without thinking we have become a total train wreck. Terrorist attacks, mass killings, abductions, … Continue reading

30. September 2013 by Lori Borgman
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Lori: ALVIN! Look out for these ladies

I was with a group of women recently—granted, a dangerous thing, but as of this writing still legal and not … Continue reading

19. September 2013 by Lori Borgman
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Lori: The beauty of a PC sharing TLC

Technology does wonderful things. On Sunday it brought a friend to church. She had a cough for awhile, went to … Continue reading

04. September 2013 by Lori Borgman
Categories: Faith, Family, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Lori: Grandkids? He’s glad you asked!

The husband refuses to listen when I tell him that he shouldn’t carry on so about our grandkids to other … Continue reading

28. August 2013 by Lori Borgman
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Lori: Every parent is a teacher

The oldest of our brood of six grandchildren, oldest being the wise, ripe age of four, sat in church during … Continue reading

13. August 2013 by Lori Borgman
Categories: Common Sense, Education, Family, Parenting | Leave a comment

Lori: No such thing as a simple project

There is no such thing as a simple project. Every project you start leads to another, which leads to another, … Continue reading

06. August 2013 by Lori Borgman
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Lori: Leaping tall buildings, listening through walls

The husband thinks he is married to Superwoman. The man doesn’t expect me to leap tall buildings in a single … Continue reading

30. July 2013 by Lori Borgman
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Lori: Putting Sweetie down for a nap

Our oldest granddaughter is here, the one who recently turned four and has bruises up and down both legs because, … Continue reading

26. July 2013 by Lori Borgman
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Lori: Marriage takes a walk in the woods

Not long after all the kids had left home, there was an evening when the husband and I were coming … Continue reading

16. July 2013 by Lori Borgman
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Lori: Family culture created by default or design

A friend and I discovered that we shared a connection with a particular young family. “They’re lovely,” I said. It … Continue reading

08. July 2013 by Lori Borgman
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Lori: Get this look, or not

There’s a feature that often accompanies pictures of celebrities on websites called “Get this look.” The pop-up directs you to … Continue reading

02. July 2013 by Lori Borgman
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Lori: For real fireworks read the Declaration

A friend tells a story about growing up in Chicago in the ‘60s. A neighbor boy he played with was … Continue reading

26. June 2013 by Lori Borgman
Categories: Common Sense, Family, Freedom | Leave a comment

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