Author of Almost Everything, Help Thanks Wow, Grace (Eventually), Bird by Bird & Traveling Mercies, as well as several novels. Mother, grandmother, progressive.

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You didn’t come onto this earth as a perfectionist or control freak. You weren’t born a person of cringe and contraction. You were born as energy, as life, made of the same stuff as stars, blossoms, breezes.
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“When I die, the people to whom I am closest should grieve forever. They should never quite get over me. Otherwise I will seem dead to them, no matter how close I may secretly be.” ~@ANNELAMOTT
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Hi @ANNELAMOTT! Would you be able to help our class with a RT? I’m a 3rd grade teacher in CA, hoping to provide my students with some new books for our library, art supplies, and prizes for our school store! 📚🎨We would be so grateful for any support!🍎➡️amzn.to/2Yx25JV
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Your child is in jail, facing life in prison, in large part because of you. And when you get charged with lesser crimes, you flee, leaving him alone to face his charges. Now go read what Ethan Crumbley’s mom wrote, sneering that undocumented workers don’t care about their kids.
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McClaren Hospital where Oxford community is gathered to support the family of Justin Shillings, one of the four teens killed this week. Justin is an organ donor and the crowd is here so that when his body is moved for surgery his family can look down and see the love and support
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What they did to @AVindman and to your family is utterly revolting. His service to this country didn’t matter. Your collective sacrifices didn’t matter. They were hell bent on making him pay. For. Telling. The. Truth. Because their allegiance was to trump. And not to America.
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SIGHHH. This season of the Everything Happens podcast is done! Back in the new year! But first. Here is the endlessly interesting @nytdavidbrooks on why life is never enough, what community is for, and why Stoics don't care what I think of them. podcasts.apple.com/us/podcas…
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I’ll be reading and signing The Opposite of Certainty at Valley Bookstore in Jackson,Wy. A benefit for One22 Resource Ctr, helping families and kids. Dec. 9 at 5 pm.
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“I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hate so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.” James Baldwin
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Replying to @irin
"... the point is not whether or not I’m grateful that my birth mom didn’t abort me, it’s that she deserved to be able to make a choice." Thank you for sharing this piece. I can't even begin to imagine being in the situations created by this supposed debate. #Choiceisfreedom
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They’re coming for abortion pills next and after that it’ll be morning after pills and after that it’ll be birth control pill.
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“[Life] can so suck, to use the theological term. It can be healthy to hate what life has given you, & to insist on being a big mess for a while. This takes great courage. But then, at some point, the better of 2 choices is to get back up on your feet & live again.” ~@ANNELAMOTT
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NEW: Risk of dying from Covid-19 in red states 50% higher than in blue states since vaccines became widely available, according to CNN analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University.
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I used to be normal. Now I am a person who sits in one room and says “Nooo. Noooo!” when I hear a cat pretending to bury her (perfectly good) cat food in the other room.
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I can think of 10 circumstances in which only a sadist would refuse a girl or woman an abortion. And I’m enough of a conservative that I don’t want the state to decide who qualifies.
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Today is about @ejeancarroll. Today is the hearing in her case against trump.
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Good Lord. I had not seen these pics before. Hopefully she has bigger bands than Trump or what Rubio was implying really was true…
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Good God. Enough with the elephant videos, people.
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