Category Archives: If it’s not one thing, it’s your mother

  1. 10 Motherless Years

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    November 2, 2018 by 8junebugs

    Ten years is a long time. How did it pass so quickly?

  2. 62

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    February 15, 2015 by 8junebugs

    Dear Ma– Today, you would have been 62. It’s been a little over 6 years since you died. 

  3. Four Months Along, Four Years Gone


    November 2, 2012 by 8junebugs

    Dear Ma– It’s four years today that you’ve been gone. I would’ve been okay — last year, I was pretty …
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  4. NPR Junkie Puts Money Where Mouth Is


    April 25, 2012 by 8junebugs

    Ennnhhh. Not that much money. Tonight I’m taking my first class through Skillshare: Making Beautiful Stories: Interviewing, Editing + Audiojournalism …
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  5. Ho. Ho ho. Ho ho HO.


    December 9, 2010 by 8junebugs

    So, my new office building is semi-rural Virginia’s answer to Rockefeller Center. The skating rink went live a day or …
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  6. Loose ends


    August 22, 2010 by 8junebugs

    At some, tying up some others… I don’t know if I mentioned that Mom’s estate is, for the most part, …
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  7. Mom’s best mothering


    April 29, 2010 by 8junebugs

    The greatest thing my mother ever did for me was something she didn’t do. She never, ever, talked about dieting, …
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  8. Childhood lessons


    April 4, 2010 by 8junebugs

    Always have school clothes and play clothes. Change out of one and into the other before you make dinner, especially …
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  9. Nostalgia, Vermont edition

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    February 1, 2010 by 8junebugs

    This Saturday, I left for yoga as the snow started. The snow that meteorologists were afraid to put numbers around, …
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  10. One year later

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    November 2, 2009 by 8junebugs

    I make fewer phone calls. But more of them are to my dad. I cry a little more. But not …
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