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When I was a small girl, it wasn’t a fashionable place to go. Maybe that’s why we went. One muggy summer morning, my mom packed up the car and drove us to Rockport with its beige colored sand, wobbly fishing … Continue reading

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Hug & Hold

The pandemic has criminalized hugs but not our need for them. When we hug, we release oxytocin, a hormone that helps us bond with others. Bonding is important—it’s like a glue that can keep you intact when you’re about to … Continue reading

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immersion

Lately I’ve been spending more time than usual in the bathtub. I slide deep down into the tub so that the water can cover me with its warmth then try to float–mentally of course. Because when you float, you let … Continue reading

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Stitching to escape the noise within

My mom’s in a hospital that’s far away. This makes it difficult for me to focus on anything. But, to turn down the volume of my thoughts, I needed to move my hands. So I mended a potholder. -30-

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Las Mañanitas

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