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Glass Grapes & Grieving

By Linda Hoffman Kimball

As a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in my college years in New England, I learned the craft of creating apple dolls just like the kind sold in the gift shop at Sturbridge Village, the marvelous historical living museum an hour away. Later on I learned how to make everything possible from cranberries. I also learned where to go in the Boston area to do fun things on the cheap. I went for informational strolls with my Relief Society sisters along Boston’s Freedom Trail.

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The Price We Pay for an A

By Katie Stirling

To call myself an overachiever would be an understatement. I’ve been this way as long as I can remember. I received the biggest four-leaf clover sticker in kindergarten for my leprechaun drawing—and I saved it. I left an auditorium sobbing when I got stuck in the middle of a piano solo and couldn’t finish. I …

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No Time

By Johnna Ferguson

pressed for the sleeping and eating, care of the young and the sleeping and eating, duties of shelter, to keep it clean and warm and lit and locked and live, and all the wordless aspects of errands and urgencies, without details, lacking words, and the sleeping and eating and no time. no time to hold …

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