Is there rational hope for our small children?

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And you relish it because they’re not forever young

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3 unexpected benefits of pandemic home-based learning

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No gimmicks. Take realistic photos of real food with these basic lighting, composition, and editing tips.

Beef Kofta with Cucumber Raita and Rice Pilaf. Photo credit: author.


Photo composition tips for clueless parents

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5 food gigs that saw us through

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And 6 other thoughts at 6 weeks postpartum

Me and my son at 4 months old son with his big genuine smile (not the reflex smile of a 6-week old). Author’s photo.


Stranger Things’ cross-dimensional monster as metaphor for toxic people

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For this restless creative

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And how does it boost writing and self-knowledge?

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Ivery del Campo

Beach mom. Chef's wife. Literature prof and lyric essayist.

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