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Fallow

Fallow

The word “fallow” is defined as ground “left unsown for a period in order to restore its fertility.” But the term “fallow” can also be used to describe a period of time, and the experts at Oxford Languages would have me believe that a fallow period would best be...

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Style Book 101

Style Book 101

A talented friend with a growing business recently lamented that so many of her communications decisions belonged to a parent company, and so she felt very little latitude for creating authentic content that would tell her story. But here’s the thing: with a Style...

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Let Me Drive

Let Me Drive

Every now and then my big sister and I will go on an adventure. During our last excursion, I drove us through three counties as we explored pottery studios, acres of farmland in various stages of cultivation, and a quickly evolving rural North Carolina. My sister is a...

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