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On Mother’s Day, Anne Lamott, You are Mistaken

1971. My parents bring me home from the hospital. 3 months before her first mother’s day. My momma is small. My dad has hair. My dad looks like Luke. This week three things happened that got me thinking about Mother’s … Continue reading

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Terms of Endearment

“If you’re wondering, am I capableGod knows I amAnd if it’s meant to beI will go alone, God knows I can” -The Avett Brothers, Bring Your Love to Me When I was in sixth grade all of my friends kept … Continue reading

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Brain Grenades and Unconditional Love

I have been hibernating, I know. I spent most of winter break in my pajamas. I slept until after ten. I drank lots of drinks. I did not draw. I did not even write about Susie’s birthday and how the entire cake that … Continue reading

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Happy Re-Birthday, David

“Always remember there is nothing worth sharing than the love that let us share our name.” -The Avett Brothers I am sitting in a cold parking lot outside a grocery store. I am supposed to be at Lizzie’s last team … Continue reading

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Rumor Has it, It’s Siblings Day

I guess there is something called “Siblings Day?” Fine, here are three of mine. 75% is the best I can do on a Friday night, and if you, like me, have a daughter on the edge of thirteen, you will … Continue reading

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