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Allowances: Studies vs Common Sense

The words ‘studies show’ almost never bode well in any online discussion. Rarely supported by references to actual studies, it’s a phrase invariably deployed by anonymous, self-professed ‘experts’ to stifle healthy debate. Even in a well written article, ‘studies show’ frequently … Continue reading

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Taking the kids to Houston, TX

On telling polite inquirers that we were taking the kids to Houston for Thanksgiving, the reaction was consistently ‘Why?’ The top three factors in our decision were, in no particular order: I read something about a boardwalk resort the kids … Continue reading

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