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We Work to Eat

My mother wasn’t the sort of parent to offer me catch phrases in order to inspire changes in my behaviour. She would lovingly guide me through life with kind words and explanations. But there was one phrase that she would use to inspire and motivate (to thwart complaining and move us to working). “You don’t… Read More We Work to Eat

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Socks are Not Just Socks

Socks breed in my house. I find them everywhere. Crumpled up, scrunched up balls of worn and sad behind bathroom doors, under couches, in front of televisions. Socks, socks, Everywhere! Sometimes I pick them up unthinkingly and without notice. Sometimes I pick them up, left eye twitching, nostrils flared, fingers pinching and flared in my… Read More Socks are Not Just Socks