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Feast, Famine, and a Mink Coat

A micro-memoir of a childhood in two houses

By Dmitry Lobanov on Adobe Stock Images

1. At Dad’s, the next meal wasn’t always certain.

Ministers don’t get paid well. One night, food was anonymously delivered to our doorstep: my parents’ answered prayer at the last moment. I didn’t learn to cook; the kitchen was holy ground.




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Kelly Eden

Award-winning essayist, New Zealand rainforest dweller, owner of too many writing craft books. Become a word nerd too

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