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The Job You Really Want

It’s less about you than you might think My husband, an actor, landed the role he’d pined for It was a leading-man part he’d wanted to play for years, one he knew he was right for but that would challenge…

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What Makes a House a Home

Next time, I unpack the books first We moved in twelve days ago, but today I finally feel like I live here We lived in this house in a sweet neighborhood in Southeast Boise, Idaho for six years before emptying it…

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Do We Need Halloween?

Yes, we do. Now more than ever We’re already eating candy and wearing masks, so why Halloween? It’s the weirdest holiday we celebrate in the U.S., and hasn’t this year been weird enough? Our lives have been reconfigured in ways…

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Times Are Dark, So Lighten Up

We won’t get through this if we lose all our joy I’m not trying to be funny here Seriously. What I’m after is a sober-sided defense of levity. After taking an afternoon off yesterday from all the awfulness that is America these…

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