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My Math Anxiety

Math Anxiety For me, math anxiety is a real thing.  How is it that I, who hasn’t had a math class in 27 years, still has math anxiety.  I actually have a recurring “nightmare” that I am in a college … Continue reading

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Evidence of Drafting/Revising

One of the requirements of LMWP is evidence of drafting/revision.  I did not save my writings in different stages, but I did use Google Docs, so my history is available.  Here are three of my pieces you can see evidence … Continue reading

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Blind Date

Blind Date “She’ll like him,” he said. “He’s good looking,” he said. “Ask her,” he said. So I did.  He was a boyfriend I had in high school named Ed.  He was a few years older and in college.  He … Continue reading

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Poop Matters

Poop Matters I come by it honestly.  It being constipation.  My dad suffers with it and his father before him.  And if you’ve ever had it in its chronic form, you’ll know it is a suffering.  It runs in my … Continue reading

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Candy Store

Candy Store Until I was six, we lived on the main street of Sand Lake, a little town nestled north of Grand Rapids, Michigan.  My memories of this time are like blurry snapshots, yet several memories revolve around walking on … Continue reading

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Middle Age

What I Know About: I know about middle age, or better yet, I am learning about middle age.  Maybe it can’t be known until you go through it.  Middle age isn’t like being a teenager, which is easily defined by … Continue reading

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Things Karlee Will Never Know

Things Karlee Will Never Know I have tried to give my daughter Karlee everything I had as a child.  Some things, though, are  preserved by time, like a curvy-edged black and white photograph capturing a decade in time.  I was … Continue reading

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