1. The threat of dead house plant

    April 24, 2017 by Jen

    Geronimo is a big, beautiful, waxy green spathiphyllum* who is 3.5 feet tall and at least that wide. After some …
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  2. Dear Me

    April 8, 2017 by Jen

    Dear ten-year-old version of myself, Today I ate an entire yellow bell pepper for lunch because I’m an adult, and …
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  3. Turning End Tables

    April 2, 2017 by Jen

    There was a new bruise on my knee this morning, roughly the size and shape of the coin slot in …
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  4. Copyright and Copywrong

    February 26, 2017 by Jen

    “It’s on the Internet, so it must be okay to use it.” Nooooooooooooooooo. As a long-time writer and blogger who …
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  5. How do you solve a problem like millennials?


    February 10, 2017 by Jen

    (It’s not quite the Von Trapps or Margery McKay, but it’ll do. #nerd) How do you solve a problem like …
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  6. The Wax in My Coffee

    February 4, 2017 by Jen

    One day last week I was running late by the time I made it to the kitchen for my morning …
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  7. Sonnet #2016, for North Carolina

    January 2, 2017 by Jen

    Sonnet #2016 If Shakespeare saw beyond the mask of death Sir Walter’s face stamped on this legal tryst, I think …
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  8. What’s Next?


    July 12, 2016 by Jen

    *Yes, I’m back. But only just. It’s 2016, and I’m eating Ramen noodles for dinner. Pokemon is all the rage …
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  9. What does a mayor do?

    October 6, 2015 by Jen

    If your city, like mine, is hosting municipal elections this week, you might be paying absolutely no attention. Or, you …
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  10. Things I like: shameless plugs

    September 10, 2015 by Jen

    I have tremendously talented friends. We’re talking fire-breathing, elephant-herding, shattering glass buildings in a single B talents, here. (Also, they …
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