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My Family Just Moved in Around the Corner*

I’m sure you know the feeling. A moving van pulls up to a home near yours and you start wondering. What will the new people be like? 1,069 more words

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'Till I Can't Take it Anymore*

Very often, it’s not the major stressors of life that sap us the most. Those tragedies do happen, and they are awful. But they don’t generally happen very often, and if we take care of ourselves when they do, we get through them. 1,289 more words

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Someone Has Altered the Rules*

As I post this, today would have been Sally Ride’s 64th birthday. Along with her many accomplishments, one thing that’s always stood out for me about Ride is that she wasn’t bound by the cultural ‘rules’ of the time. 1,113 more words

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But it Don't Take No Detective*

When most people think of crime novels, they think of a story with a mystery (usually about a murder or series of murders) and the sleuth who solves the case. 1,153 more words

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Girl, I'm On Your Side*

Sometimes we all benefit from the guidance of someone who’s more experienced and knowledgeable. Those mentor relationships are often organic, and they benefit both people involved, really. 1,448 more words

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She's Never Had a Nickname*

Nicknames are a big part of many cultures. Sometimes they’re simply shortened versions of people’s names. Other times they’re descriptive (e.g. either ‘Curly’ or ‘Baldy’ for someone with no hair). 907 more words

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Where Are You Now?*

Some fictional characters are interesting enough, or sympathetic enough, or in enough of a difficult situation that you wonder whatever happened to them after the events in the story. 1,257 more words

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