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The Club No One Expects to Join by
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Prompted By Cliques and Clubs

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Loving a child with disabilities grants you membership to a club which people never aspire to join.
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How Katerina Became Bert and Other Pet Name Tales by
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Prompted By Naming Pets

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Allowing kids to name their pets leads to the most creative and special pet names.
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From Reusing Tin Foil to Recycling Tons of Plastic by
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Prompted By Recycling

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I remember my grandparents’ version of recycling, best summed up by the saying “waste not want not.”
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Canceling Michael and Woody by
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Michael Jackson’s actions were so unforgivable that I cringe when I hear his music. But now that he’s gone, is it okay to dance? I’m not sure.
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Radio Guys by
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Prompted By Remembering Radios

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Reflecting on radio, I remember my father and my middle brother, both of whom depended on it to survive.
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Just a Housewife by
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This Mother’s Day, I salute my mother and all who understand and appreciate the importance and challenges of what she called being “just a housewife.”
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All Vaccinated and Nowhere to Go by
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Prompted By Vaccination

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For now, our lives as vaccinated people are better, but we still question every decision we make about getting back to whatever normal will be.
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Tech Support by
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Now, I’m starting to know how my mother felt about tech support — dazed and confused.
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On the Sixth Anniversary of my Mother’s Death by
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Prompted By Those We Miss

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My mother’s absence is part of my daily life now. But there are still times when the wound still feels fresh.
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Remembering An Affair to Remember by
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Prompted By Rewatchable Movies

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Amazingly, An Affair to Remember, the movie women of my generation shed pools of tears over, just turned sixty-four.
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