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Broken and Beautiful

My grandma lived in Florida for almost three decades, where she became a very discerning shell collector. When we visited the beach with her on our vacations, it was always on the Gulf Coast, at any number of locations along the short stretch between Clearwater and Fort Myers, including the seashell haven of Sanibel Island. …

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Practice Makes Better

Are you tired of writing & childbirth comparisons yet? I made one a few months back, though it might not have been quite the metaphor you expected. Today I have a new one! In lieu of attending the Historical Novel Society’s annual conference last month (my oldest’s softball tournament got in the way!), I gifted …

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