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Happy Mother’s Day!


I started this blog in July 2009. The first post of substance was about my mother, Marilyn Prater, who died in January 2008. Today is Mother’s Day in the US, so I thought I would highlight those words and images again. I think of Mom every day, and I’m prouder than ever of what she […]

In Memoriam: Marilyn Prater


My mother, Marilyn Prater, died of cancer on January 17, 2008. She always made it clear – without often saying it – that she was proud of me. But it wasn’t until after she died, when I saw her friends and students come together to honor her memory, that I thought to be proud of […]