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Practically Imperfect in Every Way.

I’ve had a difficult relationship with “perfect” ever since I witnessed a measuring tape belonging to Mary Poppins refer to her as practically so in every way. We have the same initials, Mary and I, so the self-imposed pressure to emulate her … Continue reading

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Ketchup: Of Being and Next-to-Nothingness

If there is one fruit that stands out in my mind as the poster child for late summer, it is the tomato.It bursts upon the scene in July, crowding farmers markets and restaurant menus. With the possible exception of my … Continue reading

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