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Last Regrets

On a weekly basis, one client or another will tell me, “If I wind up…

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Sunny view of the Mississippi River in St Paul, Minnesota

All Gift

My family occasionally prays down by the Mississippi River with the Nibi walkers, a group…

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Plunge Into Fall

This July, my fourteen-year-old daughter, who’s bug- and sun-adverse, who is obsessed with fancy hotels…

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All Gift

These glorious summer mornings, I grab my cereal bowl and head out first thing for…

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The Rough Draft Self

For how many years now—twenty? thirty?—I’ve quoted Anne Lamott’s snarky bit of writing advice, gleaned…

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