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Sioux Roslawski

The Blessings of Being Chosen

When I was a hellion of a teenager, I’m sure my mom kicked herself for adopting me. Catching me lying about where I was for the weekend – more than once – probably made her look at me and wonder to herself, “Why in the heck did I shop around and pick out this kid?” […]

Finally Dancing

By Sioux Roslawski

Finally Dancing

Unfortunately for me, I didn’t go to high school during the ’60s hippie era. If I had, I could have rhythmically swayed and leisurely twirled in a psychedelic haze. I would have been able to stand in place and wave my arms like I was making a slow motion snow angel. That I could have […]

Trained by the Best

By Sioux Roslawski

Trained by the Best

Last summer as I sat idling, waiting for the train to pass, I glanced over at the lemonade booth set up in a front yard. The train was long and slow. I was hot, and from the looks on the kids’ faces, business was even more sluggish than the train. I contemplated just ignoring their […]