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A Bird’s Tale, in Reverse

Kate/ April 12, 2012/ birds, blog

Chapter 3, in which I cause a ruckus Yesterday afternoon I stood on a chair in a library in West Philadelphia, flap, flap, flapping my wings and croaking like a heron for the kindergartners and first graders of the Charles Drew School. If you know me, you

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I always did well in school.

Kate/ February 15, 2011/ blog

It took me 37 years, but I now understand just how important my natural “talents” were for my success in school. The right side of my brain carried me through with its affinity for writing, drawing and language. My memory was highly visual, and I relied heavily

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