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Jennifer Grant

Blog Posts by Jennifer Grant

Posted by Jennifer Grant 1 year 19 weeks ago
On my desk, next to my laptop, is a can of seltzer water. My grapefruit-flavored, bubbly water sits about four inches away from my left hand as I write. When the can is empty, I might take another...
Posted by Jennifer Grant 1 year 25 weeks ago
“What I do every day is get a pencil, take a piece of paper, and draw,” Wes Noyes said.The 17-year-old artist hopes someday to work in animation or as a graphic artist. Wes works for more than an...
Posted by Jennifer Grant 1 year 34 weeks ago
I stepped down from the train,Saw you there, old man, bentNext to the Tudor station, smilingAnd waving to me over the steering wheel.Your aged blue eyesSaw us through the maze of roads Walled by...
Posted by Jennifer Grant 1 year 36 weeks ago
Car Trouble in IndianaBy Jennifer GrantWe’re happy fools, penniless as the corn And just as content to watch the trucks barrel by. The fan belt is jet black and frayed. It’s chewed licorice. And we...
Posted by Michelle Van Loon, Jennifer Grant 1 year 37 weeks ago
Twenty years ago, author Anne Lamott was ambushed by her unexpected pregnancy. Her best selling 1993 memoir, Operating Instructions, describes her tumultuous first year as a single mother after her...