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The Bossy Hawaiian Moon, Grief, and Hope

November 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

When my sister was a baby, I spoke for her. I don’t know if I was trying to be helpful or if I was, at nearly three years, simply used to being the primary object in our [...]

Personal Essay | Dear Tetya

July 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tetya, It’s now been 35 years. I know I never met you in person, but I’ve still known you my entire life. You’re the reason I grew up wanting blonde hair. [...]

Sweatpants & Humor | Caring For Your Absent-Minded Husband

December 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Scenarios like this happen every day all across the planet. They are embarrassing to both the absent-minded husband and his wife alike. But there is hope; these incidents can be easily avoided with some simple instruction and planning. [...]

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 [...]

Personal Essay | Singing On a Grave

May 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Anne E. Johnson Thanks to Baltimore’s late September heat, the grass over my late sister’s plot was already hard and nubby only a month after her burial. Or maybe the [...]

Personal Essay | Finding Dad by Losing Him

March 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

By L.M. Dalton The pale blue box containing my father’s ashes sits on the credenza in front of my TV. The box contains only half of them, actually. My sister has the rest. [...]
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