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Goodbye For Now, Plum

To describe my grandma as a force of nature is an understatement. She loved fiercely and never took herself too seriously. She was a walking paradox - she was rebellious…
Amy Kugler
4 December, 2020
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Tough Conversations

Over the past few months, this question has been circling around in my mind, bouncing between what I hear in the news, on my social media feeds, and group chats…
Amy Kugler
1 November, 2020
Life

A Yard of Fabric and a Mile of Joy

Growing up, my mother made my Halloween costumes - and by “made,” I mean completely hand made, from scratch. Weeks of work with sewing patterns and tons of stuffing. Sweat,…
Amy Kugler
30 October, 2020
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The Ebb and Flow of Grief

I’ve always been amazed at how music can transform you to feel emotions and be filled with memories from days past. The pop/synth interlude of “Steal My Sunshine” will always…
Amy Kugler
23 October, 2020
Life

Notes to Self

In high school, I used to write notes with a dry erase marker on my bathroom mirror. A counselor recommended it to me because the visual reminder would help give…
Amy Kugler
21 October, 2020
Life

I’m Still Speaking

Starting at 6 pm PT last night, my phone started firing notifications like a fireworks finale. We were tuned into the Vice Presidential debate between Senator Kamala Harris and Vice…
Amy Kugler
8 October, 2020