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Stepping Outside…Myself – Elaina – 07/23/15

Stepping Outside…Myself – Elaina Portugal July 23, 2015 Dear Reader- I chased a snake in my kayak today, something I never would have done a few short years ago. I’m not sure if it was a cottonmouth or only a … Continue reading

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Treed – Kerry – 7/20/15

Treed- Kerry E.B. Black July 20, 2015 Dear Kerry, As a kid, I climbed anything, reaching great heights only to become trapped atop by my own fear. Like a kitten, I became treed, paralyzed until my father scaled the heights … Continue reading

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Bucket List – Kerry – 7/7/15

Bucket List July 7, 2015 Dear Kerry, After we defeated a level on his video game, my five-year-old jumped up and down, thrilled. “Woo hoo Mom!” He high-fived me. “I can check something off my bucket list.” The phrase took … Continue reading

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Why I Can’t Call Myself a Writer – Guest Writer Meagan- 6/16/15

  New Doctor, Paper Stuck to My Bum, and Why I Can’t Call Myself a Writer. Posted by meaganlucas in Navel Gazing and Other Hysterics I’m sitting on the examination table. Paper is crinkling under my buns, I can feel … Continue reading

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The Wonder of It — Sigurd – 6/9/2015

The Wonder of It Tuesday 9 June 2014 Sam is about to finish her first year of classes here in California. She is looking forward to the adventure that will be summer. Six of us, counting myself, the head wrangler, … Continue reading

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The Quest for Stability – Elaina – 6/4/2015

The Quest for Stability and Security June 4th, 2015 Dear Elaina- It’s been a long time since you’ve written a letter to yourself, but events of the last day have dictated you turn your attention inward. Your entire life you’ve … Continue reading

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Fly A Kite – Kerry – 6/1/15

Fly a Kite 1 June, 2015 Dear Kerry, When I was a kid, I wanted to try my hand at kite flying. Nobody bought one for me, so I made them from paper and Popsicle sticks. Too heavy to fly, … Continue reading

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Stick Figure Family — Kerry – 5/25/2015

Stick Figure Family May 25, 2015 Dear sentimental Kerry, On the back of my car is a stick figure family acquired while we vacationed. Each family member smiles, eldest to youngest, with pets interspersed, we parents flanking the group. My … Continue reading

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It Takes a Village- Elaina – May 21, 2015

It Takes a Village May 21, 2015 Dear Reader- When Hillary Clinton published her book It Takes a Village to Raise a Child, my classroom and the walls of the school were adorned with this African proverb. It helped to … Continue reading

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Collections — Sigurd – 5/20/2015

Collections Wednesday 20 May 2015 I am a collector of small things. Most I can hold in my palm, but some few are larger. I have a substantial collection of antiquities dating from Paleolithic times that I started long ago. … Continue reading

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