Beyond the Green Shirt

Beyond the Green Shirt

In all my sorting so far, I couldn’t give away this one green shirt. I went looking for it tonight before I remembered I wore it the other day. Fall is the time of year when this shirt cycles in and out my closet every week. It’s my favorite for this weird...
When Rest is Good

When Rest is Good

When it comes to napping, I’m often one who fails. I don’t like sleeping during the day. I’m not saying I’ve never napped because that’s what you do as young kids. And you always sleep more when you’re sick and try to make up for a...
Free to Wear Purple

Free to Wear Purple

I grew up knowing these 2 random facts: my mom didn’t like purple and my grandmother didn’t like purple. They were both very against the color. So that meant nothing in their wardrobe related to purple. And we just knew not to consider anything purple as a...
He Captured My Attention

He Captured My Attention

He captured my attention when we were much younger. Somehow my friends and I always used to convince him to play with us outside during recess. That was probably the only time we really interacted, besides passing each other in the hall. He was a fifth grader. I was...
A Part of Our Family

A Part of Our Family

There is a freedom that comes with growing up as the only girl in the house. I didn’t have to share clothes, take turns with the girl toys, or wait for my sister to hang out with me when she moved up to high school. Having brothers is different, but we still did...

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