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Claire: July Wrap-Up and Plan for August

Ever since I’ve been a high school teacher, July has been a month of detox; it’s when I learn to breathe again, relax, slow down, and let myself find a rhythm of life that is natural and centered on what … Continue reading

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Claire: Brimfield Bound

I don’t remember how I first heard about Brimfield. I don’t remember who I first went there with. It is something I probably should remember. I assume I first went with my sister; it seems like something we would discover … Continue reading

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Claire: Writing Up a Storm

I am back in Vermont after two days at the lake with Newman and his son. It was quiet there, quiet enough for me to read two books and re-discover the pleasure of having nothing to do but chop vegetables … Continue reading

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Summer Fever

I sit here with my laptop, having just turned it on for the first time in days. Not only is there no work required of me right now, I finally got a smarty-pants phone, so I’ve been playing with that–not … Continue reading

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KHP – A Sanity Break for All

We made it home from the beach to head back out of town for my parents 50th anniversary. I knew that I would be behind on my work but these were things that the family needed to do. I needed … Continue reading

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Kristen R: Summertime – Ain’t the Livin’ Supposed to be Easy?

After more than five months of daily running — and blogging — lately I feel like I’ve hit a wall. I’ve hit one before (OK, maybe more than one), but these last couple of weeks feel different. My work self has been fighting to find … Continue reading

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