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What Lin-Manuel Miranda's Parents (and Mine) Knew

I came to my obsession with Lin-Manuel Miranda much later than most people. I didn’t discover him until well after tickets to Hamilton had reached mortgage-payment levels. 557 more words

A Memoir

If Only It Were True

In the village of Skaneateles, NY, at the base of its gorgeous lake, is a war memorial. Bronze plaques list the names of those who died. 680 more words

A Memoir

The Single, Most Terrifying Moment of Motherhood

A few months ago at a supermarket, with a snowstorm on the way, I realized what is so terrifying about motherhood. It had to do with locked shelves and a sea captain in 1926. 421 more words

A Memoir

Student Teacher In Search of an Orange

After my parents stopped squealing into the phone, my father asked, “How do you spell the name of the town? I want to find it on the map.” 838 more words

A Memoir

Okay, Okay, I'm Getting Older. I Get It.

I seem to be repeating stories. Even when I take a second to ask myself, Have I already told this person my adorable story that took place thirty years ago? 699 more words

A Memoir

Why My Wedding Wasn't on TV

Weddings need themes these days. I know this from a TV show I’m addicted to where brides compete with each other for a honeymoon. As guests, they score things like food, dress, and venue. 816 more words

A Memoir

A Date Seven States Away

The Writer lived seven states away — in Maine. His profile read: “I’m tall, my mother thinks I’m handsome, and I always finish the Sunday… 1,466 more words

A Memoir