Author Archive | Christy Curtis

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Missing Someone Who Never Left

    “Uneventful.” That is simply how I would describe my seemingly “normal” family. I was raised with three predictably rowdy younger brothers. We uprooted and moved a short two blocks away when I was six, and my parents still live in the same house. We all took the acceptable route after high school of going […]

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Ninety-nine Bottles of Pumpkin Beer on the Wall

Ah, I love fall, with its crisp air, colorful leaves, cool mornings, boots, jackets, scarves, and football. Oh wait. This is San Antonio. Only one of those things is actually true right now. I spent last Saturday at a football game wearing a T-shirt, shorts, flip flops, and a lot of sweat. Even though it […]

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Taming the Picky Eater

Picky eating—does it ever end? I am fairly certain that my little Texans would eat a cheese quesadilla at every meal if I let them. Why are foods like pizza, grilled cheese, PB&J, and chicken fingers always on kids’ menus at restaurants? At what point do kids refine their palates enough to eat off of […]

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