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On Love and Letters: Writing for Those You Know

Though I write with terrifying frequency, I fail at an essential type of writing; letters make me fumble. They cause me to be tongue-tied and stuttery. Cards that I give to friends and family are inevitably filled with long spaces and smudges where I have paused to think or where I have decided that a… Continue reading On Love and Letters: Writing for Those You Know

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Dancing with the Nutcracker and Becoming the Mouse King

If you ever wondered about the story behind The Nutcracker (or if you want to hear about my childhood dream of growing up to become the Mouse King), check out my guest post on the lovely Melanie Noell Bernard’s site.   Who enjoys the ballet? Who enjoys The Nutcracker ballet? I know I do! And so… Continue reading Dancing with the Nutcracker and Becoming the Mouse King