Like the nutritious breakfasts that we learned about when we were kids, grants are only a part of “this complete breakfast.” Like the Captain Crunch that I so loved asContinue readingFour Reasons to Finally Write That Grant
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You said I should have an opinion and then you stopped saying anything so I picked one and wrote it on my pillow and I slept and I dreamed youContinue reading“Feathered” commissioned by the EveryPeople Workshop
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