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Your Major is a Tool Set, NOT a Pre-Packaged Solution by (3 Stories)

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Asking the right questions enables the client to reveal what they really need and to also guide staff to do the right work.  
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Hippie clothes at Riverhills Elementary by
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Prompted By What We Wore

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Eager to join the ranks of the outre, we wore maxis to elementary school.
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Can’t Bust ‘Ems by
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Prompted By What We Wore

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I still own a pair of black Can’t Bust ‘Em dungarees that I wore while working as a timber cutter at the Buckshot mine in Eldora, Colorado. I don’t wear them anymore — I’m a little beyond a 1970 waistline — but the rugged old pants still sport the brass buttons sewn onto the beltline…
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Painful Still by
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Prompted By Middle School

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The memories are still painful. A close friend once wished I could have a selective lobotomy to block them out. My family moved from Detroit to a near suburb when I was just shy of 11. In Detroit, if your birthday fell between December 1 and the end of February, you started school in the…
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Have Guitars, Will Travel by
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Prompted By Vacations

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Then someone said, "You guys get up there." Bud and I looked at each other. Why the hell not?
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Not a Dream #1 by
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Prompted By Disasters

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“There would have been no rescue here!” The fire marshal held my arm as fiercely as my gaze, neither of us paying attention to the breast milk leaking across my shirt. I tore my eyes away from his and tried again to look at the house, still reeking of wet char, a crazy perimeter of crime tape separating the ugly remains of our home from the gorgeous June morning.
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Bored Among the Crowds by
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Prompted By Boredom

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This story is something of a confession: I have had memorable episodes of boredom when I've been around other people ...
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Top Forty by
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Then came a series of questions about rock music, meant, I'm sure, to be my downfall.
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Baby Love by
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Prompted By Parenthood

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Back in those days, young couples didn’t get dogs first so they could practice their future parenting skills. So my baby son was my proverbial first pancake.
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My Mama by
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Prompted By Women We Admire

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For my mama on her 67th Birthday My Mama taught me When I was 5 weeks old, my father was killed in a car accident, my mama tried not to be sad when she nursed me, so I would not be sad, my mama taught me: Today is the day- to laugh, to learn, to…
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