September 15, 2014
by Tricia
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Vignettes: almost five

“Is it a drop-off party?” she asks. She asks the same question every time. Half the time I kiss her goodbye and watch the clock for two hours. Half the time I make small talk and try to decide whether more »

February 17, 2014
by Tricia
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Sometimes

Follow my blog with Bloglovin “You excited?” I asked her. She was sitting on our bed, pulling on a pair of bright pink pants, surrounded by long sleeved shirts and sweaters. “Yes.” She responded. “But I’m a little nervous too.” more »

January 27, 2014
by Tricia
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It’s all up to me

When I was young, my aunt used to have a picture hanging in her kitchen. It was a photo of a rose. Beneath the photo was a paraphrase of a famous quote: “I can complain because roses have thorns. Or more »

December 16, 2013
by Tricia
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It was a snow day after all

I’d had it all planned out. As soon as I’d tiptoed away from the rooms where the sleeping children lay, I’d fly down the stairs, curl up on the couch with my laptop, and revise some copy while watching Ellen. more »

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