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Is it Good To Claim Being Bossy?

A family conversation exposed

As a prelude to an interesting family conversation we had this weekend, here is one of my favorite passages from Elizabeth Strout’s most recent book, “Lucy by the Sea:”

“I used to tell my students to write against the grain. Meaning: Try to go outside your comfort level because that’s…



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Jill Ebstein

I’m about dogs, our lovable and peculiar families, business, and writing in a wide lane, including fiction. I’m a positivity washer too. www.jillebstein.com