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Monthly Archives: November 2014


I grew up in a vegetarian family in the 70s, with a European mother who had no connection to Thanksgiving and a father who believed it commemorated the genocide of the Native Americans. As a kid, I didn’t want the turkey, but I definitely wanted to fit in. Returning to school after the four day […]

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Dia de Los Muertos

As I was getting ready to write today’s minimum of 1,667 words for NaNoWriMo, I decided a new character board was needed, even though I am working with many of the same characters from the second manuscript. On the one hand, this was clear procrastination. On the other hand, as I handled pictures and post-it […]

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