Posts for General/Column

The Third One

General/Column July 20, 2015

The third one wears secondhand shorts, which hang below his dimpled, doughy knees, side dishes playing second fiddle to the…

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To My Daughter in July

General/Column July 20, 2015

Now that you’re born from me I see how strawberries, bright red and sweet, grow from bitter dark soil on…

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‘Tis the Season

General/Column July 20, 2015

An older gentleman once told me that my children hung on me like beautiful ornaments on a Christmas tree. At…

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A Tree for His Father

General/Column July 20, 2015

I spot him pulling a Christmas tree from a dumpster in the parking lot. My stomach knots when I realize…

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