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Two days at the STORY conference reminded me how to get from here to there.

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I was just at my daughters’ elementary school for the Halloween parade and classroom parties. I stood with the other parents on the light-dappled playground this gorgeous fall day, as the little witches and goblins and Harry Potters and cowgirls and butterflies traipsed by, squinting into the sun and smiling for the cameras. There are […]

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I seem to have a thing for problem cities. When I was a kid, growing up in Michigan in the 1970s and 80s, the most exciting weekend family plans involved going to Detroit, where my dad was born. Detroit was exciting and fascinating on every level. It was huge, full of things to do, and […]

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