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Charm School and Learning to Stand

October 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

I’m trying to explain charm school to my daughter. Is this even still a thing? Do mothers still sign their girls up for classes in how to be delightfully alluring? We were [...]

Sweatpants & Soul | Dealer

June 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

 I have been writing stories in recent months that are as painful to read as they are to write.  Truths, revelations, memories that now serve a purpose were once shoved [...]

Personal Essay | Catch the Wind

August 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Marielena Zuniga In the 1960s, many of us were trying to find ourselves. Hair was growing longer and skirts shorter. The Vietnam War. Bob Dylan, the Beatles and Joni [...]

Sweatpants & Parenting | The Yard

June 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Debbie Tanthorey Allen I mow the lawn. It’s a pleasant nearly-summer evening, I have an hour or two of free time; let’s do this thing. The machine drones on as I go [...]

Short Story | Small Wounded Things

May 9, 2014 // 5 Comments

by Cindy Lamothe “She clung to that which had robbed her, as people do.” — William Faulkner When I was five years old I tried shaking off ‘crazy’ much like [...]
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