After years of bullying her

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Image by Lucija Rasonja from Pixabay


What “The Kiss” has taught me about life and love (and sex)

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“The Kiss” Gustav Klimt (1907–1908). Image from Wikimedia Commons.

But when I tuned into the painting all I could see was love.


Thanksgiving week is tough for the American expat

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Photo by Chris Lawton on Unsplash


People watching people who are people watching

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8 tips for dealing with the intense changes of 2020

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Photo by Mr TT on Unsplash


An ode to a college professor

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Photo by John Jennings on Unsplash


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My grandmother, Ruth Lorraine Bowes (1938).


The monster that is the mind

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Photo by Jr Korpa on Unsplash


After years of losing my way

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Photo by Megan te Boekhorst on Unsplash


Figuring out feminism within a conservative family

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Photo by freestocks on Unsplash

Amy Jo

I ran away to Spain and disguised it as following my dreams. I write. I teach. I read. https://amyjnelson90.wixsite.com/jolene

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