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I view birthdays as my personal New Years. This means I reflect – a lot – and write some, too. dress  At 29: You care both more and less than you ever have before. Less about the things that don’t matter – a list that seems to grow by the day – and more and about […]

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A Letter to Myself: 29

Jack is in the bathtub, wearing goggles. He’s calling to me with a voice so raspy that it feels like my heart is going to explode right out of my chest. “Mama, watch this.” I want to save this moment – this ordinary, everyday moment -forever. I want to bottle it up and revisit it […]

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This Moment.

The weather was muggy this morning in a way it hasn’t been yet this year. I stepped outside and my body instantly felt sticky. I felt a wave of nostalgia, and then the weirdest thing happened. I found myself yearning for the beginning of the pandemic. For driveway dinners, where I’d set chairs up six […]

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The Future’s Past.

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