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The Care and Feeding of Longhaired Dachshunds: A User's Manual

Don’t wander into your husband’s office weeks before your birthday and discover printouts of longhaired dachshunds on his desk. It’s supposed to be a surprise. 992 more words

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The Glasses

For Christmas, I gave my 13-year-old daughter a pair of glasses that look like something Alice found in Wonderland. They’re Sweet Tart pink, washed in iridescence, like a seashell. 581 more words

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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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