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Mothers and the Market

Most of the time, we think about marriage as a personal relationship. We strive to keep the spark, resolve  the inevitable conflicts peacefully, protect our “couple time” and carve out some “me time.” Much less attention is paid to the other transactions that can occur in marriage, such as raising the children, providing the shelter, [...]

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Flung Into Fall

Children back in school, beach toys put away, sweaters and jackets located, and this woman is back in Washington. While I ease my way back into my  wonky life, here are a couple of short reads I set aside for you over the summer. The first is one of mine that appeared on my friend [...]

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