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Angel Dust

Angel dust. I was ten when I heard these words spoken by my mother, under her breath, in that scary tone she used to reference something horrible. 1,266 more words

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Listening for the Lotus

I don’t want to put away my white jeans. It’s still too miserable outside for faux fur jackets or anything black. In San Antonio, the heat persists into the fall, stubbornly radiating off the blacktop and beaming straight through hunting season. 879 more words

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Road Trip Wisdom

We’re driving my older daughter’s car from Texas to New York, packed with everything that she and her sister need for their freshman and sophmore years at college. 883 more words

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A Day in Venice

I was feeling shabby as I followed our chic guide up the stairs of the Doge Palace. The Scala d’Oro ascends in a lavish profusion of carved marble, painting and gilding. 1,206 more words

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Sisters in Oblivion

This past Mother’s Day, I was unpacking my suitcase when I found my long lost wireless Beats earphones.

When I was in my twenties, I couldn’t understand how my grandmother kept losing things. 1,043 more words

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Bright Splinters: Notes from Reality Hunger

May 12, 2016: After my daughter gets home from her first year of college, she has to have sinus surgery. We arrive at our assigned time, 7 AM, but they make us wait for an hour. 1,811 more words

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Beyond the Rainbow

I have a middle schooler, and every now and then I have lunch with her peers’ mothers. I love catching up with these smart, driven women. 1,793 more words

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