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    The Joys of Grownup Summer

    When I was a kid, summers always seemed endless. That might be because, as a survivor of a 70’s childhood, I was charged with finding ways to occupy myself every day. Both of my…

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    How Becoming a Mom Made Me a Feminist

    Have you been watching The Handmaid’s Tale on Hulu? I first read the book it’s based on when I was a youngish graduate student. I read Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel because everyone I knew,…

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    The Importance of Argument

    Several weeks ago, I saw a question on my Facebook news feed that originated from one of the blogging pages I follow. The question was pretty straightforward: Are there any topics you choose not…

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    Everything Leads to Something

    One of the great things about living in a city the size of San Antonio is that you can, once in a while, surround yourself with people who love the same things you do.…

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    Learning to Live With Rejection

    When I was in graduate school, I had a classmate who was an excellent poet. She won the departmental award for poetry writing at the end of her first year, beating out even the…