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MelissaMcQ

Women I Admire

When I was a teenager, my heroines were Pride and Prejudice’s Elizabeth Bennett, with her wit and fine eyes; plucky Jo in Little Women; and basically any heroine in a Barbara Cartland novel (and if you’ve never read a…

Dream a Little Dream

Though it’s been almost thirty years since I went to college, I still regularly have the finals-week dream (or rather, nightmare). In it, it’s finals week and I’ve just discovered that there is a class I am registered for…

Need a Summer Job?

If you live in the U.S., you’re out of school for the summer (or soon will be) and maybe you’d like to make some cash. And maybe your mom is insisting that this summer you will not be sleeping…

Meet Miranda, Runner Extraordinaire

Recently I interviewed Miranda, who is a senior in high school, is the youngest of four children, and has a passion for running, and who also happens to be my daughter. 🙂 She loves studying the gospel, reading, music, friends,…

Conference

Today, like most of you, my family and I will watch conference. We’ll sprawl in the family room in our pajamas while we eat French toast, take notes, and, after the French toast is gone, run to the kitchen…