Monthly Archives: June 2014

School’s out, game on!

By Esther C. Baird/Tri-Town Transcript columnist
First Published in the Tri-Town Transcript June 27, 2014

I’m typing this wearing a light jacket, but whatever, it’s summer. We kicked it off by walking out of school, on the last day with Red Sox tickets for that night. Our school had a half day, which meant our two girls were in school just long enough to make it impossible to accomplish anything before showing up again for the final ceremony. (Here’s a parenting truth: half-days are no-school days in disguise.) …
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My Love is Like a Summer Vacation

By Esther C. Baird/Tri-Town Transcript columnist
First Published in the Tri-Town Transcript June 13, 2014

Dear school year, it’s time to end.


I’m over the folders and tests and memory work. If I have to call out one more spelling list, I will lie down in the flooded trails around Crooked Pond and allow myself to be eaten by mosquito larvae….
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