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The Color of Sunshine

By Lisa Rumsey Harris

I look out my kitchen window at the bleak gray landscape. Rain again. Coming down in sheets. My little girls, Clara and Ella, are outside with umbrellas, playing with the dog. It’s been the rainiest spring I’ve ever endured. Just when I think we’re done with winter, and better weather is on the way, it …

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I’m Not Writing About my Teenagers…

By Justine Dorton

My kids don’t want me to write/blog about them anymore. They’re older and ‘enphoned’, as it were. If I were to talk about them, they think I’d embarrass them by talking about their crushes, their Youth Conference dance moves, their drivers ed adventures, their A.C.T. Scores. I would absolutely talk about that stuff, it’s true, …

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Pass the Sugar

By Lauren Wake

My dad always knew how to find me. Be it nestled in the highest crook of the apple tree, wedged alongside the few strands of grass between the shed and the back fence, or shielded by five or six cardboard boxes of unused toys under my bed, no hiding spot was secure. This time I …

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