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1998 Stories by Jeannine Ouellette Howitz

Archives: 1999 | 1998
  • Signs of Faith

    published December 1, 1998

    I'm driving home in the rain at seven-thirty on a dark Wednesday night. I forgot to eat lunch; my last meal was a late breakfast of shredded... More >>

  • To Try, or Not to Try

    published November 1, 1998

    I don't often comment on stories in Minnesota Parent. I figure, if you're interested in the story, you'll read it. If the story... More >>

  • Dreamtime

    published October 1, 1998

    When I was six years old, around the time of my mother's second marriage, I suffered a bout of bad dreams. I came up with a system for coping:... More >>

  • Survival of the Hippest

    published October 1, 1998

    Up close and personal with Ariel Gore, founder and editor of Hip Mama. More >>

  • Tea With a Twist

    published October 1, 1998

    Brewing up comfort, mystery, and imagination in a fun-filled Victorian home. More >>

  • This One's For You

    published September 1, 1998

    To our loyal readers, thanks for being there More >>

  • An Ode to Busy Ladies . . . and other superstitious, sentimental mothers

    published August 1, 1998

    "I'm just calling to say hi to the kids . . . to see how you guys are . . . and I had this bizarre dream last night--I wanted to tell you... More >>

  • TOFU: Shhhh...Your Kids Just Might Love It

    published July 1, 1998

    If your kids don't like it, I'll eat my words. More >>

  • Road Trip

    published July 1, 1998

    The air inside the van we borrowed from my father-in-law sticks to my arms and legs in spite of the ice-cold air streaming from the dash... More >>

  • Still Lucky

    published June 1, 1998

    I take a lot of liberties with this column: it's a journal, it's a slice of life, it's a metaphor, and once in a rare while, it's a pulpit.... More >>

  • The Juice of a Beet

    published May 1, 1998

    Here it is, time to talk about birth again. More >>

Archives: 1999 | 1998