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on being known

Nine years ago today, I was nervously getting ready for a wedding rehearsal and folding programs with little brown satin ribbons on them. We practiced walking down the old carpet in the tiny chapel and we played it super cool. We ate Italian food in the fellowship hall, with checkered table clothes and garden lights. […]

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to one bst: a tribute

    Today, I have loved you for 10,958 days. It is possible that the number is a bit smaller, in case three year old me took some warming up to having a new baby brother in the house, but let us say it is a reasonable estimate. I have loved you from East Texas […]

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five-minute friday: together

On Fridays, a bunch of brave writers gather over at Lisa-Jo Baker’s blog, to all spend 5 collective minutes writing on a single prompt. You can check out her blog for info on how it works and then consider giving it a go yourself! Five minutes. No self-editing. Just real stuff. I never read other posters […]

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in which i publicly admit defeat

Okay. Not defeat exactly. Today I am driving. By the time you read this, I’ll be on the road or already at my destination, to celebrate a darling cousin’s wedding. It’s a good thing I had some time to think beforehand, which is why I can now submit to you the following: I have seen and […]

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