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The passing of my Mimi Dorothy

Dorothy Maxine Lambie Avery, the last of my grandparents, passed away yesterday evening at the age of 93 in Lexington, Kentucky, not terribly far from where I was was born 50 years ago, and where she lived for most of her adult life. She was one of my favorite people in the entire world, and […]

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The family photo that could get me into Congress

This is the best picture we’ve ever taken as a family. Our friend Leisa Thompson took it about a year ago. For reasons that still aren’t quite clear to me, we were hanging out inside a giant piece of sculpture at the time. We had a print of it made, and it’s hanging upstairs, about […]

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Panty-centric family photos

In digging through the MM.com archives the other night, looking for things to mention on the site’s new “About” page, I happened across this old newspaper article, which contains what’s probably still my favorite family photo ever. It was taken by an Ann Arbor News photographer in 2006 to illustrate a story about our fledgling […]

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