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Five O’Clock — The Hour of Transition

  A response* to Alicia Schindler’s personal essay in the NYTimes [12-01-2014] . Ms. Schindler wrote a blog post about her “aging” father’s knack for calling just as she began preparing dinner. [Motherlode: Living the Family Dynamic] The post struck a chord with readers and, to date, has elicited over 98 comments. Mom explained it this way: For most of her adult life, five p.m. to six p.m. was the transition hour. Daddy came home from work, children tumbled in […]