Monthly Archives: September 2012

Harvesting Happiness

I read a news article recently about how memories actually make imprints, or grooves, on the brain. As time passes, these grooves become deeper and deeper furrows. Interestingly, one of the definitions for furrow, according to, is this: Noun: … Continue reading

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My son came home from a birthday party and couldn’t wait to show us his loot. Among it was a small plastic box with three bean-looking things inside it. “They’re Mexican jumping beans!” he exclaimed. We’d heard of them many … Continue reading

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Postcard from the Edge

It was 1989. I was a hot mess of hormones and apathy. After my English teacher publicly humiliated me and used my end-of-year term paper to tell students what not to do with theirs, I vowed not to put effort … Continue reading

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