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Goodbye, TWoP :(

27 years ago, my life was changed forever by “The Baby-Sitters’ Club.” I was 12, and it had been nine long years since I fell in love with Little Women, two years that felt like two decades since Anne Shirley … Continue reading

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The Best Postcard

I was eight years old when I sent Beverly Cleary a very long and urgent handwritten letter, wherein I patiently explained that she and her writing meant – well, absolutely EVERYTHING to me. In my very-best penmanship (which, if you’ve … Continue reading

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Stop Me When I’m Passing By

When we moved into our first house, I was 5 and three quarters, and excited for myriad reasons. Obviously, there was more space in a house than a one-bedroom apartment. But there was also treasure at every turn. The place … Continue reading

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