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Forwards and Sideways, but Never Backwards

9:10 a.m. I pull up to the house five minutes early. I don’t know what I was thinking when I...

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A Photo Supplement to “The Motel Mansion” on Full Grown People

I have a new essay up on Full Grown People today about my mom and the crazy adventure she took us...

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On Being Ready/Not Ready

It’s been a hard week. Last Friday, Alan had a 106 degree fever and was hospitalized for...

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On Stopping Treatment and Choosing Hospice

This past February, Alan stopped taking chemo. Together, we made the difficult decision that he...

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Bathroom Game-Changer

Everyone does it. At different times of the day, and some with more gusto than others, sure, but...

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Our Real Love/Engagement/Wedding Story

Exciting news: Tomorrow, our wedding will be featured on the Wedding Chicks blog! I’m...

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What I Talk About When I Talk About Cancer

One of my favorite authors, Haruki Murakami, once wrote a book about running called What I...

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Writing Tip Wednesday: Should of vs. Should Have

You know what they say: Grammarliness is next to godliness. What? No one says that? Okay, fine, but...

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Writing Tip Wednesday: Spelling Matters

To me, finding a spelling mistake in something I’ve written is like finding a piece of...

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Bra Shopping + Bra Reviews

My bras lately feel ill-fitting and, with no lace or color, a bit boring, too. So I was excited...

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