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Handwritten

When cleaning out my mother’s house of 50 years, I found a letter my grandmother wrote in 1979 to my mom. Upon seeing her handwriting, I was immediately in her presence, her love. Since then, I have been trying to … Continue reading

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Happy Mail

Surprise faraway friends – when you know meaningful words will offer encouragement (and stand out in a sea of text messages), take a few minutes to write a real letter Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your … Continue reading

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First Audience

I would hope that there’s a poem of mine that some child will read 200 years from now and say, “Oh, look at what she wrote 200 years ago.” But you can’t think like that, you just have to write … Continue reading

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Story

Find a way to tell the story that honors all that you have…

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Treasure Hunt

In my 40s, I spent summers with my widowed mother in England. Before returning to New York, I would write playful notes and hide them around her house. Under the silver candlestick, she discovered: “The butcher, the baker and the … Continue reading

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