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Rule #133 : Tell no one – Debbie Wasserman Shultz Rule

Rule #133 : Tell no one – Debbie Wasserman Shultz Rule Rarely does life show such a clear example of one of our family rules. I felt since she went to such great lengths to show what not to do, … Continue reading

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Its a Girl!

This one is for Andrew.. Ok its not a rule, its more of a declaration – It is a GIRL! I attended my first “gender reveal” with my son Andrew and his wife Ashleigh. So sometime in late summer the … Continue reading

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Rule# 91: Enjoy the meal

Rule# 91: Enjoy the meal I just left a wonderful Italian restaurant after enjoying a long meal with friends. It was a unique restaurant in New Hope, named “Italian Cucina”, where there is no printed menu and everything was presented … Continue reading

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Rule #92: Forget the selfie

Rule#92: Forget the selfie In life I think we all have bucket list, things that we would like to do before our time runs out. In my case it includes such things as drinking at Oktoberfest in Germany, riding the … Continue reading

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Rule# 81: Take the stage

I’ve just watched by youngest daughter, Abigail, in her first middle school production of      “Beauty and the Beast”, and she did fantastic. No, she was not “Beauty”, nor one of the major speaking rolls, but she was the best damn villager … Continue reading

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Rule 74: Winning is a deodorant

Rule 74: Winning is a deodorant I was reading about the recent firing of Eagles’ coach Chip Kelly and found a number of sports writers were fond of the expression…”winning is a deodorant”. As I thought about the Eagles season, … Continue reading

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Rule # 88- Santa is real

Rule # 88- Santa is real As we approach Christmas  I am quick to remind my children of the Hill household rule that when anyone stops believing in Santa, Santa no longer visits them. This rule has kept my teenagers from sharing there … Continue reading

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Rule # 25 : There is Evil in the world

Rule # 25 :  There is Evil in the world In this blog I focus on “life’s rules”  that I can share with my children in a more lasting way than just a talk. I hoped that by sharing my … Continue reading

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Rule # 83: Be thankful for crying babies on planes

Rule # 83: Be thankful for crying babies on planes I recently was on a red eye flight from San Diego to Chicago on my way back home to Pennsylvania. I was expecting a nice quiet flight after what had been … Continue reading

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Rule# 16: Rachel’s Rule

Rule# 16: Rachel’s Rule “Jeder nach seinen Fähigkeiten, jedem nach seinen Bedürfnissen.”- Karl Marx “From each according to their ability, to each according to need” I have a confession I am a communist. At least at home I am a … Continue reading

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