To the ten year old in Thriftway in 1989

I can remember my tenth birthday… walking through the Thriftway grocery store as Mom and Dad did the food shopping and thinking about how cool it was that I was a whole decade old. I’ve lived almost three more of that girl’s lifetimes since then. I wonder whether I’ve been through too much, or not […]

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Age

I’ll be thirty-seven next week. I have never felt my age. I hear that’s a common experience; how many octogenarians do you know that say their brains are still eighteen? Thirty-seven is some weird age that people like the Conner adults were on Roseanne when I was a kid. Thirty-seven is, like, an adult. I’ve […]

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