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Slim Cranky’s Greatest Hits

By Kate Blackwood / July 29, 2023

The songs stuck in my head after two years of parenting

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A race bib bearing the number 1000 near a unicorn sticker

Lucky number 1000

By Kate Blackwood / June 25, 2023

“Great number!” one voice called to me as I tried to find my way into the start corral, a quarter mile long and crammed with runners.

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Person stands, holding a baby, in a desert landscape next to a sign that says "Sloan Canyon"

Imagining a landscape – then going

By Kate Blackwood / May 27, 2023

Can we only write about places we’ve been? My recent trip to a Nevada wilderness area provided a good test case.

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Closet musician

By Kate Blackwood / April 23, 2023

Disconnecting my pleasure in doing a thing from anybody’s reaction.

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