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To the School Bully’s Mom:

Here’s what I wish I could say. Your son arrived for the first week of school, wearing sharp new clothes and spotless sneakers, looking at least two inches taller than he’d been in June. As I do with all the…

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Watch How You Talk to Siri

What your digital relationships say about you Remember the Spike Jonze movie Her? The one that came out in 2013, set in a near future Los Angeles that looks a lot like right now but with weirder clothes? The one…

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Are You Wasting Enough Time?

The Radical Magic of Laziness There is a poem that haunts me: Lying in A Hammock at William Duffy’s Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota by James Wright. It’s only thirteen lines long, and the last one kills me every time:…

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My Brief On Grief

Five Things To DoWhen Someone Faces the Worst The end of this month will mark the 17th anniversary of the day Richard, my first husband, died. We’d been married 23 years and were busy with the middle of our lives.…

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Standing Firm

Taking steps is easy, standing still is hard. So goes a portion of the lyrics of Regina Spektor’s haunting theme song “You’ve Got Time” from the Netflix original series, Orange is the New Black. I’m not in prison, I’m in…

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