Monthly Archives: May 2014

Lists of Summer

When M & K were small, we created annual lists of things to do during the long sweltering prairie summers. We’d curl up on the couch or in the dark cool hallway and imagine all of the adventures we could … Continue reading

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This thing of Living

  I am nostalgic these days. As M approaches her 23 birthday and K his senior year in college, my heart grabs my thoughts and takes them on a bittersweet ride. Last night, I made chicken Parmesan for the first time … Continue reading

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From “Horseradish”

From the quirky book, Horseradish, by Lemony Snicket.

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Children of Privilege

Privilege has been making headlines lately. Who has it? Who does not? Why and why not? I’ve intentionally raised M* and K* as children of certain privilege intended to give them the best fuel and platform to launch: We lived “close to … Continue reading

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Fickleness of Memory

This morning has been stirring my memory. A run up our old tree-canopied street and this homemade cookbook; the Kansas wind is blowing out the dust of remembering and it no longer feels like a museum. My memory feels alive … Continue reading

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Superpower

Lately, I’ve been thinking about what it is I want to do and be in the next season. Who do I want to be? Who do I want to be today? I do know that I want to live a good … Continue reading

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We are all in this together.

Found without attribution. Worth sending out into the ether again.

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