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the ribbon cutting

*** From January 3, 2013 (click on the links in green to read more) … *** It started with an idea. A kid wanting to help a kid. An eleven year-old with a big heart and a big plan. $800 to buy a keyboard for Tuck, to help him pass the time in the hospital … Continue reading

and started anew

It started with an idea. A kid wanting to help a kid. An eleven year-old with a big heart and a big plan. $800 to buy a keyboard for Tuck, to help him pass the time in the hospital while he was fighting that damned Leukemia. An online bake sale to raise the money. That … Continue reading

lost notes and the bake sale hits the road

~ Warning: It’s a run on sentence kinda day. Carry on. ~ So, let’s just say that at your kiddo’s last team meeting, you brought your laptop, thinking you were all smarty pants cause you could take notes right on the computer and then send them to yourself and then pretty them up and send … Continue reading

for tuck

~ It was my great privilege to accompany Katie as she presented the following to Brianna and Mary at Boston Children’s Hospital last night. (Click on the letter to enlarge it.) * As we were leaving the hospital, I told my girl that I was proud of her. That she’d done something really incredible. She … Continue reading

play it sweet in heaven

* Do not judge a song by its duration Nor by the number of its notes Judge it by the way it touches and lifts the soul Sometimes those unfinished are among the most beautiful… And when something has enriched your life And when it’s melody lingers on in your heart. Is it unfinished? Or … Continue reading

a mostly awesome day in the life

; ~ I had a LOT of trouble dragging my sleepy butt out of bed this morning, so we’re going to have to do this quickly. You know what that means, right? Questionable grammar, a high likelihood of typos and a lightening-speed round-up of things I want to tell you without a whole lot of detail … Continue reading

if he was my brother

; ; ~ There’s been a lot of debate during this latest election cycle about the Social Contract – the notion that we, as members of a civilized society – as citizens of a nation – have a responsibility to care for one another. Some have taken to the stage to champion the idea while … Continue reading

LUCK2TUCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

* EDITOR’S NOTE: PLEASE NOTE, THE BAKE SALE IS NOW CLOSED. PLEASE CONSIDER MAKING A DONATION DIRECTLY TO THE GOWEN FAMILY AT Luck2Tuck, c/o Webster Bank, 100 Main St. North, Southbury, CT 06488. THANK YOU! What follows was, as you will quickly see, written by a very special guest. One who likes big letters and bold … Continue reading