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Finish Lines: Remembering the Boston Marathon Bombing

Four years ago today, at 9:00am on April 15th, 2013 I let myself into a beautiful brown stone apartment in the South End, just a hop skip and a jump away from the Boston Public Library and the Boston Marathon finish line. Hazel*, four years old with white silk hair and expressive green eyes looked… Continue reading Finish Lines: Remembering the Boston Marathon Bombing

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My Creative Journey as a Nanny and Writer

I moved to Boston the September after I graduated from UC Santa Barbara. I had gotten into Emerson College and was pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Β a great school for the arts, and I was really nervous. I knew two people in the city: one, a girl I hadn’t seen since high school… Continue reading My Creative Journey as a Nanny and Writer