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With Respect to Piddles

I suppose I could have stayed home, but where’s the fun in that?

The Library — image by Amelia Dexter

Once my daughter, Amelia, started school, I jumped at the chance to help where I could. I wanted to do something for the folks who were doing so much for my little girl, and I was fortunate enough to be able to do so. Also, we’d been attached at the hip for four years. I appreciated the occasional opportunity to wave to her or give her a midday hug. Being…




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Lisa Dexter

Lisa Dexter

I am a freelance writer from the Chicago area. I have one awesome child, one sweet husband, one clingy cat, and one website:

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