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Three Month Checkup

In Mother Words Blog January 10, 2020

I dreaded opening the door and stepping inside, but once I entered the small space lined with draping cloth, I…

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Lillies

General/Column December 30, 2019

Geraniums and pansies once splashed color outside my parents’ front door. Now only crumbles of potting soil remain, frozen in…

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I Write Your Name

Taking Flight December 30, 2019

My beautiful girl, my ragged girl–your tattered sweater shot through with holes hangs off your body, limp wave of defeat, of…

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Wind and Grace

Toddlers to Teens December 30, 2019

The winds are back, as is the memory. My five-year-old daughter asks, “Will there be fires?” I look at her…

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