Archive | August, 2008

First Day of School Eve

So tomorrow my oldest son starts first grade. I’m a real mom now. I just packed his lunch, and now I’m about to set my alarm so we can all get up in time to get him to his bus stop, just down the block. I just wrote another check, signed another form, folded them together, […]

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Voices: Lost or Found?

So I’ve been thinking about “voice” in the literary sense for a talk I’m giving in October to a bunch of leaders on writing (wow. THAT was clunky!). And it just dawned on me that one of the things that frustrates me as a mom is not only that we tend to lose ourselves amidst the […]

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