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About Amy McElroy (20 Articles)
Amy McElroy is the Essays Editor for Sweatpants & Coffee. She is a writer, freelance editor, writing coach, and yoga instructor. In a former life, she worked as an attorney. She has published her non-fiction essays in various print and online periodicals, and on KUSP radio in Santa Cruz, California. Visit Amy’s other cyber-home at amyjmcelroy.net. Amy is currently working on two books: Yoga for Writers and a book of essays linked by a tree theme. She now lives in yoga pants near San Jose, California, with her husband and two daughters.
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The Toilet Feeling

December 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

  I was giving one of those ridiculously long, lectures from the front seat of the minivan one day, rattling on about how honesty and integrity, along with kindness, are [...]

At The Root Of Things | Homecoming

October 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

  On the road home—though strangers now live there—the tender green hills and pastures called like a living carpet begging to be to stroked.  A giggle escaped my [...]

The Illusion Of Independence | Essay

July 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

Rae is the only son of a ex-Special Forces soldier in the South African Defense Force, so naturally a large chunk of his childhood was spent on army bases and remote places, [...]
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