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An Amazon Package and Bacon Bits

In some ways, I live an old-fashioned life. I borrow books and movies from the library (no TV or Netflix), I almost never shop online, and I don’t like bacon (okay, that last one will make sense in a minute). … Continue reading

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Failing to Fail, a Disappointing Success

I don’t even know how to write this post. It’s like my brain has been turned upside down, making left right and right left. The “rustic tarts” failed. They came out as cupcakes, like the recipe originally intended. So maybe … Continue reading

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Rustic Tarts: Failing Deliberately

A few months ago, I made cupcakes for a party: jelly-filled cupcakes. I’d made them before, but I measured and mixed thoughtfully, wanting guests to have something special. The first of two trays failed. Everything went wrong: the top half … Continue reading

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The List

In fourth grade, I made a list to simplify my life—which had started to feel complicated. I think my anxiety was caused by the questions adults ask kids in an effort to make conversation. They are always asking about kids’ … Continue reading

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