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After the ball is over

After the ball is over After the ball is over After the break of dawn After the dancer’s leaving After the stars are gone Many a heart is aching If you could read them all… Since my daughter had her Presentation Ball, two years have already flown past....

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Operation Laser Surgery

Ongoing eye surgery My daughter had a major operation three years ago to give her new lenses – new eyes, as we described it. Her eyesight improved dramatically and the child who had needed glasses from the age of 21 months now moved around confidently without them....

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Two girls, one movie, no parents

Being with people, not just around people As the oldest of four children, my daughter, in one sense, does not have to face isolation. We can take her out. She has three brothers creating noise around her and even, sometimes, conversation. Organised activities bring...

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Menage(rie) a trois

The case for a cat My youngest has been at me for a year to get a cat. That’s a year for him to build up a rock-solid case with someone who’s dead set against cats for pets. I don’t hate cats. But since here in Australia up to 23 million feral cats...

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