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Dads and Road Trips

By Shannon E. Franklin I really miss summers in Tucson. The bright, long days and the air that stays warm long into the nights. The clear, blue, morning skies that give way to ominous deep gray and lavender clouds that indicate the monsoon has come. The rainbow that shines bright against the purple sky as […]

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All the Places We Shall Go

By Ana Lewis “ROADTRP” used to be my vanity license plate. Once, while I was stopped at a busy intersection, a homeless woman came to my open window chuckling and said, “My boyfriend told me that I’m a ‘road trip’. Does yours say the same thing?” I replied, “No, but I am sure my ex-husbands […]

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Mother

By Abigail Edwards Sacrificial Heart of gold Arms always welcoming Ready to hold   Openhearted No judgment or fear Ever advising With wisdom and cheer   She values tradition And blessing those ’round With gifts of the heart And the hands; they abound   She asks for so little And cares through and through As […]

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