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Sweatpants & Soul | How to Savor

September 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

The affair began with an e-mail invitation. “Special offer this week just for you. Full Rack of Ribs for just $15.95. Make a reservation.” There was nothing special about [...]

Sweatpants & Soul | The First Shower After

September 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

We sit side by side on padded chairs next to the exam table, my husband and I. He’s there for emotional support but that part is easy. Physically, he’s not sure where to [...]

Sweatpants & Soul | What the Dirt Taught Me

September 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

The ground below me suddenly releases and I start to slide. My feet do a clumsy dance in their hiking sandals as they try to find solid footing. Panic instantly rises as my [...]

Sweatpants & Soul | Soup Ministry

August 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

I taught myself how to make soup a few years ago. I was well into my 30s and already a mom. I wanted to make soup the way my mother did, rich with herbs and tubers and the [...]

Sweatpants & Soul | Hungering

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mom cooked, three times a day. I use the term “cook” loosely. She prepared meals. Dad died when I was seven years old. Before his death, our family consisted of [...]
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