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Archive: January 2014

alchemy of advocacy

I was sprawled across her couch.  The candles flickered.  It was the eve of my last day at the coalition where we worked.  We were musing on what my next …

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He was five.  And perched on the back of my chair, peering over my shoulder as I pecked at the computer.  It was late afternoon.  I was sending an email …

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Dear 2014, I love you.  I really do.  And, in just 20 days we have already shared a round of family flu, a case of head lice (oh yes), lost …

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the edge

It was the middle of the afternoon.  You called.  Three hours away.  We hadn’t talked in a week or two. You sobbed, I can’t do this anymore.  I really think …

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