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Jessica McCort
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Alice in East Washington
Alice in East Washington

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Wanted to share some of my talk from last Friday, in case any of my fellow nerds are interested;). This one's rehashing some work I'd already done, but it's on cannibalism in fairy tales and female protagonists in post-apocalyptic YA novels (I swear, the connection eventually makes sense;)). #yalit #youngadultlit #fairytales

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On Why I Divorced Facebook
This past Monday, at about 7:05 AM, I deleted my Facebook account. I didn't make the decision to do so lightly. I had been thinking about divorcing Facebook for the last four months or so, after I began to realize that it was becoming a huge time-suck and g...

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I found a stitch in time to blog today. Here's 10 things I want my daughters to know. A little practical advice.

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10 things I want my girls to know ...
Learn to drive a stick shift. Who knows if you will ever find yourself in a situation where you will need to hop in an old Bronco and put the pedal to the metal. How will you do that if you only know how to drive an automatic? Never allow a boy (or a man) t...

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Check out this video on YouTube:

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Check out this video on YouTube:

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There. I said it. I feel better now. 

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Dinner with my four-year-old. Exhausting. #familydinner  

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Dinner with My Four-Year-Old
Every evening, getting my four-year-old to settle down and eat actual food that does not consist of confetti waffles, peanut butter in a flour tortilla, pop tarts, or "monkey drinks" (yogurt smoothies) is a battle of epic proportions. Here's how it usually ...

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Long time, no see ...
Hello out there. It's been so long since I've written anything here, the wheels feel a bit creaky. I don't know what happened, honestly. My three jobs started to take up a ton of time, the kids had a ton of stuff going on, I started to feel like I didn't ha...
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