Roblyn Avenue, 1953

The first thing I saw when Dad turned our car down Grandma’s street in Merriam Park was the sky-high catalpa tree in her front yard. It was the

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Rachel’s Trees

One of my favorite places in Saint Paul is Rachel’s Trees. Rachel’s Trees is a memorial to my sister who passed away a few days after birth. The

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The Fruit Of Summer

My nails have been black for over a week now. This is the price I pay for picking mulberries, whose juice has a staining power the military

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