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Candace Morris
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A tribute to one room in this house we are leaving.

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One room.
I am in the middle of vacating a home. This particular room, though now empty of things, contains multitudes: My sister sleeping on a futon while my niece slobbers on the TV screen with her hands as she steadies her newly-walking self. Emily and I crying wh...

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Especially write.
How do you know your own thoughts? Do they come to you freely or do they fight for your time? Do you hear them when you are occupied elsewhere with dishes or watering plants, are you in conversation with yourself when you look at the sky or when you drive h...

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the time in between bath and bed and the ROI of parenting
Bear with me here, I have like 20 minutes to write this (but it's a new practice in unfiltered writing). Joel gives Bowie her baths, as part of our carefully constructed and always tenuous "share the work" agreement. In a not too uncommon, unplanned twist o...

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Year in photos, 2016
Year in Photos 2016 by candace-morris I usually publish this video slideshow of the year on New Year's Day. But this time, it took me a bit longer. I don't think that was an accident, either. I think the truth is that 2016 broke my heart in so many ways on ...

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The pure pleasure of just trying
I've just returned from my first ever hip-hop dance class. My body is so deliciously tired, used, and stronger some how. I'm so drowsy, I can barely type. I don't remember the last time I've ever been so body tired ( I'm lying. LABOR!). I've suffered a danc...

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What the island water gave me.
Back in April, we took a trip to Oahu. Oahu folded me in so gently, earlier than most land. We awoke just before sunrise on our first day, so we threw on shoes and walked the 200 feet from our beds. The sand was cool and fine. The water, quiet and expectant...
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