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Making the Spot Cake

The Maker’s Spot Cake

All our boys loved the Spot books when they were tiny. And with our history of all-out birthday cakes it was inevitable that one of them — in this case The Maker — should request a “Spot Cake.” Technically, it’s the cake Spot baked for his father, but that point was lost on the Maker, […]

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Ancient; Yea, Crumbling Into Dust

Ancient; Yea, Crumbling Into Dust

Tonight the Maker got his new basketball team jersey. He bounced out of the gym and into the car and announced: “My number is 12! One-two!” And he proudly showed off his shiny new shirt, it’s slippery netted surface glinting in the moonlight. On the ride home, he expounded on the great good fortune of […]

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