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November Mornings

November mornings all start the same. The alarm screams at 5:45 in the morning. Slippers and a sweater lie next to my bed to…

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Girlfriends

I was never the kind of girl to have a lot of girlfriends. As a child, I was a tomboy. While the girls in…

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Curious

On the first day of school, I thought we might sleep in. There was no bus to miss and no bell to be late…

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Where I’m From

A million years ago, or maybe only thirteen, I sat in a senior high school class with a teacher who taught creative writing. She…

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Extraordinary

It’s funny how we humans are able to get used to extraordinary things.  When I lived in Knoxville, Tennessee, I attended a regular playgroup…

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Blended

Summer days start early. Roosters begin to crow at five in the morning, and the toddlers begin their cry of “Breakfast!” soon after. Then…

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Homegrown

Back in February, when there was still a threat of frost, my eldest son Jackson and I turned the dirt in the raised garden…

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I am Christmas

I am a basket. I hold a bundle of rosemary, traded by a soft-spoken man to the woman with the farm and all the…

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Thankful

Thanksgiving stirs something up in me. Of course, I want to be thankful year-round. I want to take it slow and enjoy what really…

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