Monthly Archives: July 2011


By Sarah White In the early Fall of 1968 the recruiters came to Carmel Junior High from the big seed corn companies. They arrived to sign us up for social security cards so we could work for them next summer … Continue reading

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Memoir (and)… Contest Entries due August 16, 2011

Competition. If you’re like me, you were raised to find something a bit unseemly about it. That’s a girl thing, part of the suite of rules like don’t stand out, don’t make waves, don’t be unattractive. But you know what? … Continue reading

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Visions and revisions…

Time for you and time for me, And time yet for a hundred indecisions, And for a hundred visions and revisions, Before the taking of a toast and tea. Did T.S. Eliot write that in his first draft of “The … Continue reading

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Dad and Darwin

By April Hoffman Entering Dr. Spooner’s basement office, I stared at the rows of large glass jars that crowded against each other on his shelves. In each jar, a long-dead specimen floated in formaldehyde. In one, a giant mud puppy, … Continue reading

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