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Patmos

I have been in exile for over a decade. In fact, it was nine days from today, eleven years ago, that I found out I would be a mother for the first time. Exile, at least for me, was a … Continue reading

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Gathered

I’m a self-professed word nerd. I am crazy about the etymology of words. I relentlessly crack words open like nuts to get to the meat inside. In college, I spent a semester as a research assistant looking for the etymologies … 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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