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Post-Scholastic Stress Disorder

August 23, 2013

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It’s the last week of August. This was just about when the nightmares would begin. Bolting awake, I would find myself gasping for air and drenched with sweat. What day is this? I’d be terrified that I’d slept right through the end of summer vacation, and that the return to school was a single sunrise […]

Seeds of Disappointment

June 6, 2013

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Summer is right around the corner, although people have been saying that for weeks, and I’m beginning to wonder just how far away this corner is. But in the blind belief that warm weather – and an actual growing season – will be here soon, I’ve begun my annual routine of purchasing packets of seeds […]