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Tools of the Trade

By Ruby Peru When, at ages twelve and thirteen, Maureen and I were deposited for safekeeping on an Arizona horse ranch for the duration of the summer of 1980, it was very much as if we had both dropped from outer space, but from completely different spaceships. The ultimate tomboy,…


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Faster than you think

By Ryan McLellan If I could warn my students of one thing it is that they will soon be old; the days and years pass faster than they think. Before long they’ll find themselves alone at bus stops with nowhere to go and the young ones will point and laugh….