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Michelle Walker

The Essential Nature of Grandmothers

This month I turn forty. I’m finding myself in this sort of strange limbo between motherhood and grand-motherhood. I’m in no rush for my children to marry and start families, but I think about that day more than might…

Why It Matters

“Does the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil set off a tornado in Texas?” This question was posed by meteorologist, Edward Lorenz, half a century ago when trying to simply explain a complex mathematical concept known as, The…

For The Failing Hearts of Mothers

These past few months of quarantine, violence, altered schooling, and political fighting amongst friends, catapulted me into a place I have never been. It had some of the characteristics of depression—-a feeling of hopelessness, lack of motivation, high anxiety,…

The Places We Wait

The average person will spend 10 years of their life standing in line. A third of your life will be spent being fast asleep. Of course, there are the months or even years we wait to be married, the…