Pen to Paper

“Mrs. Occupant.” The handwriting on the envelope was as familiar as my own. The curve of the letters, the neat-but-sloppy rushed penmanship–I know it like the back of my own aging hand. It was the same handwriting that I found printed on the napkins inside my lunchbox during elementary school. I love you! the writing...

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Nine Years (3,288 Days)

I wrap it every year. The tag reads: To: Charlie, Chanelle & Meadow. It’s probably silly to wrap the box. The inside of the large square package is no secret. They know it’s “the book”. Often, the book is set aside as soon as the wrapping paper is off. I watch as my hours of...

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AJ. Senior Class, 2021.

It is a pleasure to have an up-close glimpse of so many seniors. To hear their stories, listen to a piece of their journey, feel hope for their future, and in turn, hope for all of our futures. Talking to AJ was as easy as it was fun. He is so, so smart. Incredibly driven....

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The “G” Family

It was not long ago when I first met Tyler and Noelle. The beautiful bride and dapper groom I met that day, I’m certain, would have never guessed the way their lives would change. In just a few short years, they’ve made a big move to a different part of the country, began a business...

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