The Exponent Blog

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blogging and balance

I was at lunch with a friend last week and she asked me what I’d been writing lately, and did I have any recent publications? Rather sheepishly, I told her that I’d been investing...

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Magic's in the Makeup

The other day, when I walked into a friend’s apartment, she remarked on how nice I looked. To which I replied, “Well, I’m ready to do pretty again.” I don’t think I ever knew...

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Forgiving My Parents

The topic of this post is a very personal story. It’s taken me a long time to come to know this story and to voice it. It feels dangerous and scary to bare my...

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"In the Shadow of Thy Wings"

She came in late. School started at 8:35 but it was nearly 9:30 when she shuffled into the classroom. She ignored the teacher’s welcome, hung up her grease-stained backpack, walked to her desk, and...

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Virtual Oases XXXI

On Multicultural Marriage and Mothers-in-Law Modesty and Boys I know she has a new big blog to manage, but I must not be the only one who’s thrilled Queen Kathy is keeping her personal...

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Scrumptious Shoo-fly Cake

I think I’ll break my poetry streak today and share one of my favorite recipes, given to me by an old, now-moved-on neighbor. I’m a huge fan of molasses, thus, my favorite cake: Shoo-fly...

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Exponent II Classics: December Departure

Grandma’s stuffy house smelled of stale garbage and dust. The golden December sun made a brilliant window-print on the worn quilt that covered Grandma and the floral couch. She was in a semi-coma; the...

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Virtual Oases XXX

The most famous LDS woman of the twentieth century? Jilopa asks: “Why do so many parents choose Satan’s plan as their form of parenting?” Well, Margaret Young clearly didn’t. And if you enjoyed this...