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Jennifer's Latest Blogs

Nov.02.2010 - 1:02 pm
She sits across the table from me, her head bent low, an arm shielding her paper. The top of her marker twirls and swoops like a figure skater carving a pattern in the ice. It’s...
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Aug.04.2009 - 11:43 am
Earlier today, you would have found me cross-legged on Elle’s bedroom floor, folding the top flaps of a box together with one hand, holding packing tape in the other. Sealing away...
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May.31.2009 - 10:58 am
Just now, I was taping up a box of books and spotted my copy of A River Runs Through It. It’s one of my favorite books, and I read it for the first time (the whole thing in one...
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May.22.2009 - 4:48 pm
They pile into the car, arms full of backpacks and folders and reports cards. The word goodbye fresh on their lips. As I navigate the school parking lot, I adjust my rearview...
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Comments from Jennifer

May.10.2009 - 11:55 pm
In response to: Scribes
Mary - Thank you, so much. When we moved here to Arizona five years ago, I didn't know that fireflies didn't live west...
Mar.29.2009 - 6:03 pm
In response to: Novel Workshop
I'm so glad for you - I've never regretted a writing workshop, and you won't either, I'm sure. There's something...
Mar.22.2009 - 8:07 pm
In response to: Awake
Mary, We've been here for almost five years and are trying to decide if we're staying or moving away. Beautiful...
Mar.21.2009 - 10:25 pm
In response to: Awake
I am enjoying it (it has its frustrations, too, of course...but I know how quickly the time passes). And I'm learning...
Mar.21.2009 - 5:57 pm
In response to: The map
Thank you, Mary, for your comment and for reading. - Jennifer