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Once A Teacher, Always a Teacher.

It’s been seventeen years since I was in the classroom. A few things have changed. The shoes I’m willing to [...]
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Turn Off The Noise: A New Book

Once upon a time, two years ago, Sean Castle came to me with an idea.  “Tricia, I’d like for you [...]
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A New Book: A Patriot’s Promise

This is my friend, Israel “DT” Del Toro Jr. DT is a real American hero, retired as Senior Master Sergeant [...]
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Too Beautiful

At the middle table at Starbucks, a mom and her daughter are playing a game and drinking hot chocolate. Mom [...]
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The Golden Light of Endings

In his book, I Wrote This For You, Iaian Thomas wrote a breathtaking poem that I can’t stop thinking about. [...]
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A Thousand Small, Glittering Kindnesses

Today, I’ve been thinking about the time when we were on a layover at the airport and a young man [...]
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A Slice of Cake Never Made Anybody Fat

I didn’t write this, but I wish I did.  And I don’t know who needs to hear this, but I [...]
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A Few Days Later, Mary Hurried.

A Few Days Later, Mary Hurried. These words lit up on the page today. I love when I see something [...]
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The Champions of December: A Love Note to the Teachers

Let’s talk about who’s really killing it during the month of December: The Teachers. They’re planning units that are the [...]
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How To Help When You Don’t Know What To Do

Some of you have written to me, asking me to write in response to the sadness that overwhelms, asking me [...]
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Slaps.

Our family schedule now allows for exactly two dinners together each week. Two nights a week, I pull out all [...]
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The Artist’s Blessing

My fellow artists, makers, thinkers, crafters, creatives, Have you ever wondered where your ideas come from? Whether they’re yours or [...]
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She Knows What’s Beautiful

My pastor told the story this weekend of a now-famous experiment conducted by Gene Weingarten from the Washington Post.  Weingarten [...]
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You Write To Me.

You write to me. Your children have died, before they were born, before they could walk, before they turned 12, [...]
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Waymaking at the Train Station

I am sitting in Denver’s Union Station. I’m not taking a train anywhere, but the station is pure magic to [...]
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Baby Ben, a Digital Robot, & My First Go at Grandparenting

My memory-keeper apps brought up this story from a year ago, when we got to know Baby Ben the digital [...]
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Trees and Lights and Timing: Let It Be

‘Tis the season for all the sparkly things. I live in a house divided, and the majority of us are [...]
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Too Soon for Neuter Jokes, Mom.

The puppies were spayed and neutered yesterday. Molly’s was laparoscopic, two small incisions, so she seems to be doing well. [...]
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Listen, I Know It Wasn’t Safe.

I was driving home on a cold November evening, when I pulled up to a stoplight at a busy intersection. [...]
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On Thankfulness and Not Eloping

I have a (deeply empathic) friend who feels sorry for Thanksgiving every year. She says it gets swallowed up in [...]
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