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  • Friendship Motherhood Writing

    Knives in the Drawer

    The forks clank as I drop them into the drawer, still hot from the dishwasher. With each bang, I think back to the email that unexpectedly dropped into my inbox yesterday. I opened the…

    July 1, 2022
  • Farming Friendship

    Something I Came Back To

    Last week, I set my phone downand went for a walk.I put one foot in front of the other—the earth solid beneath my feet.The crunch of gravel rang through my ears,instead of the noise…

    November 24, 2020
  • Friendship


    “There’s a fertilizer spreader outside of Chicago that I want to go and look at. Do you want to go and we’ll make it an anniversary trip?” Rich asked. “With the kids?” I responded.…

    January 10, 2020
  • Friendship

    Unexpected Long-Distance Relationship

    “Mom, who’s this?” my son calls from the living room. With my hands fully immersed in the kitchen sink full of soapy water, I turn to face him. I can see the kids have…

    November 11, 2019