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Jessica

Tea As A Tonic

I don’t drink tea at night as a general rule. Only sometimes, when it’s on the early end of late, and my brain just…

Jessica

The Dance

Time has a way of wooing those who will dance with it. And it is because of the dance that I’ve begun to embrace…

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All the Pears

Tonight, my son Ezra ate a pear.   As I stood over the charcoal grill cooking dinner, he sat on the back porch steps…

Gardening

The Growth of a Gardener

My mother has a green thumb. She can grow anything. When I was a kid, she would do things like buy me purple rose…

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The Hopeful Romantic

“… It was in the season that I could not feel the thing, when I came to the place of choosing to love when…

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My Kids Call It Egg Pie!

I clearly remember the first recipe I ever cooked of my own volition. I’m not talking about opening boxes and mixing cans; I’m talking…