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Amy Wirth
Worked at Four A Manor
Attended Smith College
Lives in Santa Cruz
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I Am Nauseous, Literally
Actually. Completely. Plainly. Directly.  These are all good synonyms for "literally." Over the last year or so, I have see several articles and Facebook posts complaining about the misuse of literally, particularly when it is used figuratively. Maybe it's ...
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I don't think a semi-pro basketball game with several thousand elementary and middle school kids, teachers, and parent chaperones is the absolute craziest place I have ever tried to read a book, but it is the craziest place I...
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In my late teens and early twenties, I read a fair amount of sci fi/speculative fiction, but over the decade I have spent more time on the fantasy end of the spectrum- children's, YA, and adult - but not much that I would cla...
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Heard Not Seen
Sarah Koenig is not responsible for my podcast obsession.  It's Molly Wizenberg's fault. I have been a long time reader of Orangette, Wizenberg's blog , and after seeing her speak and reading her latest book, Delancey , I was hungry for more ways to cyberst...
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A Storied Life
I don't think a semi-pro basketball game with several thousand elementary and middle school kids, teachers, and parent chaperones is the absolute craziest place I have ever tried to read a book, but it is the craziest place I tried to read The Storied Life ...
I don't think a semi-pro basketball game with several thousand elementary and middle school kids, teachers, and parent chaperones is the absolute craziest place I have ever tried to read a book, but it is the craziest place I...
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Florence Gordon and the Art Auction Cluster F*
Cursing is not my standard metier, and I swear I thought of loads more elegant metaphors for working with the Art Auction Committee at Boo's elementary school, but the overriding phrase for the week, as I fielded emails and texts and wrangled unruly mail me...
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Not So Dead Gods and Not So Mousy Spies
In my late teens and early twenties, I read a fair amount of sci fi/speculative fiction, but over the decade I have spent more time on the fantasy end of the spectrum- children's, YA, and adult - but not much that I would classify as sci fi. I sometimes fin...
In my late teens and early twenties, I read a fair amount of sci fi/speculative fiction, but over the decade I have spent more time on the fantasy end of the spectrum- children's, YA, and adult - but not much that I would cla...
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That's a Wrap
Tomorrow there will be a kitchen to clean, laundry to wash, backpacks to ready, calendars and to do lists to scrutinize.  But today, there was one last trip to the metropolis on the other side of the mountains.  A long awaited visit to a glass fusion studio...
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Occupation
Mom/writer
Employment
  • Four A Manor
    Mom
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Currently
Santa Cruz
Previously
Santa Cruz, CA - Atlanta/Decatur, GA - Northampton, MA - Richmond, IN - Kankakee, IL - Liberal, KS - Clarendon Hills, IL
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Lesbomom writer partner living on the edge of the continent making kids home knitting reading
Introduction
Making the transition from homeschool to school and figuring out what that means for me other than having a cleaner house.
Education
  • Smith College
    1994
  • Earlham College
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Female