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Apple of My Eye

It’s apple season. And apples really don’t fall far from the tree. I have always said La Chica is an apple that didn’t fall far from the Momma tree. It’s clear she’s stubborn, fierce, and feels things much more intensely … Continue reading

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Hello From the Other Side

I call home and a strange man answers, “Hello?” I’m silent for a moment, unsure of what to say. “Hey,” I say, as I wonder if I’ve dialed the wrong number. “Oh, Hi Mommy!” my 12-year-old son answers cheerfully. As … Continue reading

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