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Finding Comfort in Writing: A Personal Look at Personal Writing

When I was in third grade, I started writing in a blue journal with a fluffy kitten printed on the cover. I loved writing in it because that kitten was so cute. The more I wrote in my journal, the more often I would get to look at that kitten and smile. Even at the […]

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Thanks, Wood Man

The summer between high school and college, I worked as a salesman at Payless Shoes in Menlo Park Mall. Espadrille wedges were the must-have footwear for Summer 1996, and they’re reprising that role in 2012. (Fashion is perhaps the only thing more recursive than writing.) It was a minimum wage job made even more ignoble […]

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