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Punky Ferrier. FENCER.
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March 26, 2015

Punky Ferrier. FENCER.

I write only rarely now about my ten-year-old daughter, whom I call ‘Punky’ on this blog. I’ve never had any official policy on writing about my kids or stepkids- I’ve…

Espadrilles are Back. OH JOY.
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March 24, 2015

Espadrilles are Back. OH JOY.

Our friend Vicente here is busy making shoe soles out of jute rope– and this season, he’s going to be logging a whole lot of overtime. That’s because there’s a new…

Now You Are Eight
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March 19, 2015

Now You Are Eight

Dear Bruiser, What a year you’ve had! It’s safe to say that seven has been your best year yet. 365 days ago, you were still a little boy. Today, you’re a big one….

Should You Take Your Kids to See Pippin?
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March 13, 2015

Should You Take Your Kids to See Pippin?

I have a vague memory of seeing Pippin when I was about five years old. I don’t remember much about it, except that it was performed at the junior college…