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Parenting as a Gen X-er :: The Washington Post Ebola is more than a news story to me :: She Loves Magazine The good kind of pain :: A Deeper Story Artist builds a new terracotta army to protest China’s preference for boys :: Huffington Post 23 very real first-world problems people had at Whole (read more…)

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Weekend links

The Minecraft Parent :: The New Yorker Crafty bride made her wedding dress for $30 during her morning commute :: Huffington Post What Ferguson taught us :: The High Calling This is what brave means :: Momastery High-flying CEO quits after daughter writes list of 22 milestones he missed :: 9News “Far and away the (read more…)

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How to say goodbye

Not quite a month ago, we moved out of our house of two years (gracious, we’ve done a lot in just a few weeks!). Before that, we lived in a rental for our first year in Central Oregon, to get a feel for where we’d like to live. Before that, we lived in Austin for (read more…)

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Weekend links

Paper vs. plasma: how the digital reading shift is impacting your brain :: The Takeaway Raising a kind daughter :: Huffington Post Guard your gates :: Sarah Bessey Henry James and the Great Y.A. Debate :: The New Yorker It’s like they know us :: Tumblr “No book is really worth reading at the age (read more…)

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Having new eyes

Writing this post has been on my mind for months now—What will I say when that time comes? It’s the last thing I’m writing on this side of the pond… by the time you’re reading this, there’s a good chance we’re about to head to the airport, somewhere in the sky over the Pacific, or (read more…)

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