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Your Job (And A Four Letter Word)

It was a lazy Friday night and I had just finished telling my husband about day five at my new job in an elementary school library. He sat quietly for a moment, and then grinned at me in a crooked little way. "What?!" I demanded. I thought of the ice cream I had just inhaled.  "Is there Chocolate… Continue reading Your Job (And A Four Letter Word)

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Another Loss for the Chicago Cubs, and the Begetting of Joy

  When you think of the Chicago Cubs, you might think of goats and curses, of yuppies and cell phones, or of fans that never stop believing, "This is our year!"  You might think about the seasons that almost were, or the seasons that were so painful to watch it was like pouring paint thinner into a… Continue reading Another Loss for the Chicago Cubs, and the Begetting of Joy