Tag Archives: mothering

Postcards from Charlottesville

My daughter and her friend dug into boxes of records and gleaned out The Beatles, set up the stereo and record player in our barn, and cranked up The White Album. They hung up the hammock, strung lights around the … Continue reading

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Teenagers

As a mother of a teenager, I do actually listen to her music, and I’ve noticed it’s pretty much the same old American story: the good times are on their way. Be a little more daring, and the guy will … Continue reading

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More Than the Whole

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On the Quest

Reading literature with teenagers. Continue reading

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Summer Song

On this first day of summer, my daughters and I swam in Caspian Lake, the cold and beautifully clear water where we’ve swum for years. The earliest, this far north in Vermont, that I’ve swam there has been April, a … Continue reading

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Child’s Footprint

A burdock-filled abandoned field where a child plays. Continue reading

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Love poem by Sydney Lea. Continue reading

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