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tattoo

I came up with the idea for my latest tattoo over a year ago. I picked up Hanley from school while she was painting and her teacher told her to clean up because it was time to go. Then she … Continue reading

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animal

A couple of weeks ago I’d picked up Hanley from school and was talking to her on the way home, which annoys her to no end, because all she wants to do is sit in the backseat like Driving Miss … Continue reading

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ballerina girl

I was driving down a street last Thursday which I’d never been on before. It was quiet, bridging industrial and residential areas, and traffic seemed very light. There were sweet little brick bungalows and duplexes in an area that hadn’t … Continue reading

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tattoo it on me

I wasn’t allowed to leave Hanley Inc. tonight until I was tattooed. Fascists! I’m kind of diggin’ the stars, though. I’m tempted to go down the street and have them made permanent.

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(you gotta) fight for your right (to party!)

I’ve been kinda down lately, but Hanley’s mom sent me this exchange in an email and it totally made my day: Daddy: “Is mommy going to throw you a party?” Hanley: “No. She is going to put it down very … Continue reading

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we take care of our own

Hanley insists on growing up, which means her leotards are too small. “Cracktastic” was the term her mother used to describe them when she asked if I minded getting new ones between picking up Hanley from school and taking her … Continue reading

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i remember california

I was concentrating on driving in rush hour traffic yesterday and doing my best to get Hanley to her gymnastics class on time when she piped up from her car seat and said, “Uncle Tim, remember when I was a … Continue reading

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sweetness in her spark

Hanley has four activities that happen outside of school. Recently, her schedule has changed and now three of them fall my days with her. Now on Tuesdays I take her to gymnastics class, dance class is on Wednesdays, and swimming … Continue reading

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long distance winner

A few months ago I bought a denim jacket for Hanley at Target. Because I came of age during the 1980s, I have a penchant for a good jean jacket. They’re great to throw on and go, especially on a … Continue reading

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by the way

I neglected to mention that December 2011 ushered in a monumental moment in product development at Hanley, Incorporated. We’re proud to roll out Hanley 3.0. Now with added functionality, upgrading Hanley using a montessori platform provides better social interaction and … Continue reading

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