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I Dig Your Mirth

In the late 1970s I lived in a rural university town where a significant number of people were thought of as hippies. They rejected prevailing bourgeois values and led back-to-the-land lifestyles. I respected their bold, independent ways and imagined myself … Continue reading

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I Can’t Stay Mad at You

My sister Bonnie and I are only one year apart but she was much taller than I was for most of our childhood. Her size and stature as the eldest sibling meant that I followed her lead in most things. … Continue reading

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