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  • All this talk of enlightened parenting, and too often we wind up here, falling out of our skin, time pooling like syrup, and they, bickering, bored—the aches like ancients. And I suspect this moment of planting is indulgence, (my great, great, grandfather left running reindeer at sixteen to come to this country, but I don’t really know the story) and I am, a terrible gardener.
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