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Samuel Speaks

Posted on August 30, 2014 in

by Maggie Paulus Listen mom. I know it’s nap time right after this. But, I was thinking maybe we should have a negotiation. I was just thinking that instead of nap time we should have some more snack time and then you could push…

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A Chance of Rain

Posted on August 28, 2014 in

by Sarah Sundin Always bring an umbrella. My parents trained me well—whenever you go on vacation, always bring an umbrella. Better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it. This advice has become vital, becaus…

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MTL Newsletter

Posted on August 26, 2014 in

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An Awakening

Posted on August 24, 2014 in

by Jane Hampton Cook What do you do at dawn? Shower? Shave? Snooze? Your day most likely starts while you’re minding your own business. With the help of an alarm clock, you head for the coffee pot, makeup mirror, or closet door …

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When You Feel Like You’re Mostly Just Failing

Posted on August 23, 2014 in

by Maggie Paulus There’s this girl I know, this girl with a wrecky house, and she never seems to be able to stay on top of things. Well, she does good for like one whole day, but it’s hard for her to keep up with these three k…

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Confusion

Posted on August 21, 2014 in

by Darlene Franklin She holds her angel with newborn care, feeding her spoons of applesauce. It sticks between her teeth and dribbles down her chin. “Look!” she says. “She has two new teeth.” Two perfectly shaped teeth pee…

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Beauty from the Inside Out

Posted on August 19, 2014 in

by Carla Stewart My friend Virginia recently turned ninety. She went back to college in her forties and published her first book at age eighty-seven. Her life has been anything but easy as she lived through the Great Depression a…

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MTL Newsletter

Posted on August 18, 2014 in

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