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http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Strangers_on_a_Train_NCFR.pdf
One of the most fascinating people I ever met was a compulsive liar.Many years ago, for one of our wedding anniversaries, my husband George and I reserved a fun dinner excursion on a train.It had a vintage dining car where we enjoyed a white linen…

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Straddling_the_Stratifications_Confessions_of_an_SES_Underdog_NCFR.pdf
Cues and clues as to one's social class are everywhere. In just a few paragraphs, you've learned a lot about me; that I've read Democracy in America. That I've studied Carl Jung. That I'm a fan of the PBS Power of Myth series. What you don't know is…

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Seattle_Synchronicity.pdf
Carl Jung had a word for the eeriness when two or more unrelated events occur together in a seemingly meaningful waySynchronicity. This past week, I came to appreciate this concept that heretofore has seemed like magical thinking. I just returned…

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Saturday_Morning_Confusion_NCFR.pdf

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Roxy_and_Beau_and_Where_They_Go_Talking_to_Kids_about_Pet_Loss_NCFR.pdf
How can parents talk to children about pet loss?

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Rotten_Phish_NCFR.pdf
I'm forever getting heartrending pleas from people in pathetic situations from all over the globe. Our IT manager here at NCFR is expert at screening these out, so it's rare to happen at work. But my after hours accounts? Oh, boy. There's enough…

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/The_Road_to_Unintended_Consequences_NCFR.pdf
There is a custom in Minnesota-and I'm not sure to what extent it exists elsewhere-but here and there, roadside memorials materialize that obviously mark the spot of a fatal accident. Sometimes they are in the form of a cross, or sometimes they…

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Remembering_Grayson_NCFR.pdf
The tragic story of the life-threatening use of cell phones while driving..

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/The_Recessions_Effects_on_Families_NCFR.pdf
Author Don Peck pulls together information from many places-including scholarly sources familiar to NCFR. This article caught my eye because of two family scholars he quotes-Glen Elder and Kathryn Edin (speakers at NCFR conferences)-as well as input…

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Putting_Men_into_Mentoring_NCFR.pdf
A conversation with William Marsiglio about fatherhood and male generativity.
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