Posts for writing

On Love and Language

General/Column June 29, 2016

I have always been a word person. An avid reader and enthusiastic writer, equally committed to journals and journalism. I…

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Creating a Mother Lode of Memories

General/Column June 23, 2016

Every year, amidst the busyness of buying and wrapping presents, decorating the house, and baking cookies, I pursue the elusive…

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Flying Free in the 25th Hour

The 25th Hour June 16, 2016

We watched as the butterflies ascended into the sunlit sky above the playground at the elementary school. My two-year-old daughter…

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On Navigating the Divide Between the 24/7 Mother and the 25th Hour Writer

The 25th Hour June 9, 2016

Eighteen years ago, when I had six children ages 12 and under, I often longed for the 25th hour, that…

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