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On Peaches, Park Benches, and Choosing What Matters Most

Good stuff happens when we stop

“Can we eat a peach?”

My son was close to turning four. We were walking back from the Tuesday morning market in our town. It was summertime. I still had to work. He didn’t.

“Can’t it wait till we get home? I’ve got things to do.”



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