Category Archives: Past Lives

Fiftieth Anniversary of ’64 Civil Rights Legislation

Combining the 1964 Civil Rights Legislation and the problem of starter marriages (which last only a year or two) in The Accidental Marriage, might seem like a stretch, but women moving into the workplace in the 1970′s strained marriages and poked and prodded society’s concept of the roles of men and women. This year is […]

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Happily Ever After

My most recent teaching assignment was in an urban high school squeezed between a strip mall and a row of used car dealerships. The only students remotely interested in educational pursuits had been siphoned off into the AP courses, and the other seniors (that I was assigned to teach) were enduring their last few months […]

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Christmas 2012

Christmas 2012 Dear Friends and Family, At the Haws household, this has been a year of odd coincidences and miraculous occurrences.  We have discovered that not only do Charlotte, Betsy, and I share the exact same shoe size, but unbeknownst to each other, we also have been using the same three word password—no kidding, to […]

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Rocks no longer hot

I was robbed. My usual oblivious self, I walked into our house and didn’t notice all the drawers and cupboards in the living room were opened or see our Halloween and Christmas decorations spilled all over the floor, but when I walked up stairs, I knew. The trays from my dresser drawer were face down […]

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