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Day 16/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: READ

Day 16 Before I had my baby girl, I came up with a list of books I loved as a kid.  Goodnight Moon, The Runaway Bunny, and Miss Rumphius were my favorites, and were the first books I bought for … Continue reading

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Day 15/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: REMAIN

Day 15 A few days ago, I bought my daughter her first pair of walking shoes.  They’re a silver Mary-Jane style with a velcro strap across the foot and a really soft, flexible, and grippy sole.  She isn’t walking yet, … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Place

While unpacking the boxes in our new house, I discovered a bag of leftover orange and red paper straws from our wedding nearly three years ago.  There’s something whimsical and carefree about drinking through a straw at home (it’s rather … Continue reading

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Memory Weights

We can’t change our past, and rarely does looking back propel us forward. Continue reading

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