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WHAT'S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT STORYTELLING?

What do you stand for?

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The first time I remember taking a stand against anything was in kindergarten. Recess was over and it was snack time. I sat at a miniature round table with other 5-year-olds, watching the clock tick for what seemed like an hour. Where were our snacks, dammit? The teachers were supposed to provide snacks upon our return from recess. And they were late. So I did what any starving five-year-old would do. I starting banging my red plastic cup on the…

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5 Books That Have Made My Life Better

When I was a little girl, I used to check out obscure books from the library. Before you go thinking that I was some sort of enlightened child who had no time for the frivolousness of Judy Blume, please know…

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The Homeless Don’t Want Your Expired Can of SpaghettiOs

“Keep.” “Keep.” “Keep.” I was rifling through the kitchen pantry, classifying an overwhelming collection of non-perishables into one of two categories. “Hmmmmm. Pickled beets.” Slight pause. “Give.” I placed the can on the dining room table. Spaghetti-o’s that were…