Monthly Archives: October 2011

bad day for an octopus

This piece was written for my 3rd graders as an example of a personal narrative. They helped me out with a “juicy hook,” “5-sense details” and a “wrap it up” ending. Splat! Splat! Have you ever seen an octopus get … Continue reading

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how to live with a stranger

When your biological identity is shrouded in mystery, you have an evolving relationship with that missing piece of yourself. As a baby who was separated by thousands of miles, continents, and language from the flesh and blood people from whom … Continue reading

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