Monthly Archives: January 2010



When people asked me 13 years ago what I was having, I said, “a guitarist.” The sex of my baby wasn’t important, as long as I had created a musical human. I dragged my embryo […]

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this one’s important.

Leslie F. Miller's Nomination | Baker Artist Awards

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the order of the teen-ix (xii)

This is where it starts to get hairy, literally. On Wednesday, my eleven-year-old daughter became—whisper it—twelve. On Twelfth Night, the anniversary of my own epiphany, Serena Joy Utah Miller began her after-dinner chores by dropping […]

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I would rather spend my life close to the birds than wishing I had wings.” ~House, episode 1, season 5, “Dying Changes Everything.” While 2009 was preparing to be shoved out the back door by […]

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