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First draft: elephant on a velocipede*

The entire family—except for me, and I’m really close—is taking a nap right now after an incredible buffet lunch at our favorite India restaurant. I may have overdone the saag paneer and gulab jamun just a bit, but I can still move my fingers, so I thought I’d post early today: 125 more words


Peanut butter, first drafts, suckitude, and tortoise skin

The second thing* that told me this wasn’t going to be a great Monday was the peanut butter incident.

I was making Sunny peanut butter toast—she prefers the bread so soft, you can almost get away with closing it inside the toaster oven, saying “Ding!” and pulling it out again—and dropped the jar.  398 more words