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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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Take Your Bop Out

Take Your Bop Out

The Maker was the only one of my three who wanted a pacifier, and in the long tradition of babies and their pacifiers, he called his “bops.” He was happiest with one in his mouth, a backup in his hand, and even more in pockets, or otherwise within reach. When he was old enough to […]

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