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Politically Motivated

Feb 29, 2016   •  

Yesterday I happened upon a young man in a wheelchair with political stickers plastered all over...     more »


Grandma's Secrets

Feb 29, 2016   •  

Years ago, after my grandmother died, we cleaned up her apartment and had to decide where everyth...     more »


The Postman

Feb 29, 2016   •  

Working in the circulation department at a newspaper, I talk with the paper carriers all day long...     more »


Purple

Feb 29, 2016   •  

When people ask me what’s my favorite color, the answer is always green. But it’s more than a fav...     more »


Ballerina With One Shoe

Feb 29, 2016   •  

When I was teaching, I used to challenge my students with logic puzzles. Not only did this help t...     more »


Kortchins For Sale

Feb 29, 2016   •  

When I teach environmental education to schoolchildren, one of the games we play is to invent our...     more »


A Safe Place

Feb 29, 2016   •  

When I start a new piece of writing, I tend to focus on plot and characters and forget the import...     more »


The Language Barrier

Feb 29, 2016   •  

What came before, the word or the thought? Here’s a little prompt to demonstrate how much we rely...     more »