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The Right Stuff

It started with a knitted pale pink hat with a pompom. How I hated that stupid pink pompom. On top of that, NO ONE wore hats at school, and especially not homemade pink ones with pompoms. They all wore earmuffs … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Conservatory: A place to go at 30 below.

When you pass through the door, the warm humid air envelops you like a hug. Then, you smell …. yes, the unmistakable smell of “green.” A giant, sapphire blue butterfly swoops past your shoulder and lands on a red hibiscus … Continue reading

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The Risks and Rewards of Sharing Hobbies with Children

One of the joys of parenthood is when you realize you can start inflicting your hobbies on your children. So you do. Then, one of the great disappointments of parenthood can be when you realize that children have the ability … Continue reading

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