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The Memory of Things, by Gae Polisner

I was teaching assistant at an elementary school, getting ready for work when the planes hit the towers. My husband, already at his job at a major aerospace company, heard nothing until I called him. We were parents of a … Continue reading

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Three Books That Took Me Apart and Put Me Back Together

This is what I believe might be the start of a new series here on The Best of It: Three Books That… During my hiatus from blogging, I kept thinking back to all the great books I shared in my … Continue reading

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Grateful: Tribes

I’ve been thinking about the groups of people I engage with in the course of my days. I’m not a huge social animal, but there are certain groups I have come to feel comfortable with. They are my tribes. There are … Continue reading

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