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Apr 08 2012

Why I’m staying.

One. A week or two ago, my vice principal knocked on my door in the middle of fourth period. I set my kids to independent work and scooted out the door for an impromptu hallway meeting. He stood with our director of special ed, who was holding a thick packet of paperwork. “This won’t take…

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Apr 08 2012

Spring fever.

The tips of my fingers, nails, cuticles, tiny creases, are a sickly greenish-blue, something likely to stick for a few days, from the eggs we dyed earlier. I woke up this morning at eight, Laura hovering in my door, “You wanna get up?” I kept my eyes shut through our living room yoga routine, thinking…

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