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Nancy Moïse Haws
trouble, travel, music, art/a kiss, a frock, a rhyme
trouble, travel, music, art/a kiss, a frock, a rhyme
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Girls Matter
On Monday, while I was still in DC after the Womens March, my sister Leslie helped Margaret Jo, our first grade daughter with her homework. My husband JJ saw it Tuesday when he checked her homework folder. We were both simultaneously in tears and filled wit...

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Don't Despair
"When you feel despair, you don't act." Mark Ruffalo Mark Rufallo's video resonates with me, personally. I felt like an insignificant blue dot after 11/8, in a big red state. Then I realized just how many of us are out there. #imabluedot  Be Inspired. Conne...

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#Imabluedot
Virginia removed To Kill A Mockingbird from its curriculum due to racist content. This is book burning without the match, censorship by omission. To think going without the discussion on racism and sexual assault, is like saying don't discuss the forest fir...

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On the level
There's a cooperative push and pull, that some may see as adversarial element to the game. What is easily smashed, leaves in its void the opportunity to create and build. This is me, Agent Daphnesq, shortly after reaching L7 in 9 days, 23 hours. Ten days in...

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Comfortable in uncertainty
My Mother, Jo Gault Moïse (1935-2016) Taken her Senior year in high school.  It was her favorite picture of herself.   Years ago, going through photos, I had an unoriginal realization that wow... when this photo was taken, I had no idea what was ahead.  Sur...

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When the pendulum swings
Usually the only factor to getting a photo with the girls is their squirmy ways, factor in Leslie's lack of strength, and this was a very lucky special moment. Family has been one of the great constants in the lives of our girls, Greta Jo and Clara Lou.  My...

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unrequited & insatiable
me, circa 2005. photo by Gary Quick. For years, I wouldn't admit that I wrote.  I would have words assault me like a lashing of a whip, caught unaware.  I would jump and the only way that they would stop the bashing inside my brain was to be set loose, fill...

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Shepherds Pie Snack
I try to do organic, from-scratch everything, particularly when it comes to my girls.  Even more so when it comes to feeding their friends.  Not so for tomorrow.  This is, Maman's in a hurry- gotta-get this-done, sort of recipe.  Hopefully there's enough ch...

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Mrs., Miss & Ms.
This post is not for those who blush. Or at ------ Good.  Now that we have that settled.  If you are still with me, this is a vague recollection and assertion of what I enjoy most about being me.  Who I am, today. I was recently discussing age, and for the ...
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