Miss C stuck a goldfish cracker up her nose the other day.  She did it in that intentional way of all children who are three and host a permanent twinkle in…

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I never thought I’d fall in love with a green pumpkin.  It’s probably technically a gourd, but that word sounds like a contender for Top 10 Vegetable Insults, so I’m…

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My children are funhouse mirror versions of one another.  Same, but different.  But same enough to make the differences seem distorted and unexpected.  From four months old, both girls have sucked…

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She writes her “e”s backward.  And usually her “3”s.  Her “S”s are centipedes curled in concentric nests.  She’s not concerned about these departures from accepted writing.  I’m trying not to…

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Two questions follow the word “belong”: “where?”  and “to whom?” Two reactions follow the word “belong”: “do I?” and “Yes!” Because it’s difficult to always root yourself in a place…

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The list of ideas I have for blog posts is log jamming while I’m looking for the time–it must be here somewhere, surely–to sit and write.  Perhaps this just isn’t…

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