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Elana Kupor

Elana Kupor lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband and two cats who occasionally tolerate each other. She works as a licensed mental-health counselor and is mildly to moderately obsessed with writing, gardening, and drinking jasmine tea.

— From October 2022
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Thistle Steps

I have recently made a new enemy. She is a black, curly-haired cocker spaniel walking a man holding a leash. We pass each other sometimes on the steep, narrow public stairs called the Thistle Steps. . . . I could try talking to the man, but I’m never wearing my hearing aids when we meet, so I wouldn’t be able to hear his reply.

October 2022
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