Human Parts
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The Places Where We Make Our Memories

On the importance of gathering and tradition

Whenever I think of Michigan, my olfactory memory kicks in first, flooding my nostrils with the musty odor of our cottage basement.

Each year, when I first descend down those basement steps, the odor smacks me in the face. It’s not unpleasant, just forceful…



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Kerala Taylor

Writing about the world we’ve lost and the world we’ve never had. Standing at the 4-way intersection of motherhood, work, race, and climate change.