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How It Stirred You

  While the summer sun is a lulling warm touch, the Fall breeze has a way of stirring you, a way of kicking up the dust inside you and bringing that stored sunshine to the surface. ...
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Spoiled by Spice

 At a hillside resort on a beautiful undeveloped island in Thailand – surrounded by rubber trees, little monkeys, and rocky islands like sprinkles in a swirl of sunset – I cried in the dining room. I was fully in tears, a grown-up on vacation,...
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Love is Just Something

Just like a new romance, pausing dramatically to celebrate each milestone, today seesearch celebrates its first full month. Yeah, there was July, but we were only texting and stuff then, so we weren’t really together. August was for real. I think...
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Queen of Ices

 Nothing is more classic than an ice cream parlor. I loved the thought of my family walking together on a summer evening to  a nitro ice cream parlor housed in a rehabbed corner store in South St. Louis. It seemed so fitting for the birthplace...
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The Great American Shoe

The perfect summertime shoe is Minnetonka’s Thunderbird Moccasin. Cute and quirky, released in 1960 and still going strong, the shoe is as classic as Winnie Cooper in cut-offs on a banana-seat Schwinn. Think barbeques, beach houses, sundresses on...
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In Pursuit of Light

A little girl runs around the yard on a sticky summer evening snatching at the air trying to grab the fleeting flashes of light dancing in the dark. ...
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