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One Epiphany + 10 Secrets About Fear

dear patty,
I’m terrible at writing thank you notes. Always have been. Not sure why, but now you have me wondering if it has something to do with fear. Maybe I don’t think I will say the right thing? Maybe…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen, the here year, The Home Front, WRITING

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The Country

I grew up going to our country house in the Berkshires on weekends which we all referred to, simply, as “the country.” When I was little, I loved going. I would spend endless hours outside getting sweaty playing sports. As…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, The Fam, the here year, The Home Front

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ADR Friday Loves 04.18.14

Oh how I’ve missed doing my Friday Loves. There are so many things I’ve stumbled upon and fallen in love with recently. Enjoy!
i’m loving…
… this movie you should watch this weekend.
… this book which would make a…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Friday Loves, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen

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24 Hours in South Carolina

My uncle died. He was not well for some time and his death was neither expected nor unexpected, but certainly sad. He was Dad’s older brother. When I learned that there would be a small memorial service at my family’s…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, The Fam, the here year, The Home Front, Uncategorized

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toni morrison

The Here Place

Found this gem while flipping through O Magazine recently. It was a weekend morning and I was home in my pajamas with my big old cup of coffee and I read these words and lit up. Loving the here place?…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., ON LIFE, ON LOVE, QUOTES., the here year, The Home Front

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On Death & Social Media

On Sunday, I posted the following on Facebook:
I am sitting at JFK airport waiting to board my flight to South Carolina for my uncle’s memorial service. In the cab, I posted something to Instagram about this unexpected trip and…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, The Fam

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nyc as home

NYC = Home

New York City. I was born and raised here. Now I am raising my three girls here. I can’t tell you how meaningful this is to me. I know this place. It is part of me. And yet. There is…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., the here year, The Home Front, Yummy

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emily dickinson

Emily Dickinson on Home

“where thou art, that is home.”
{emily dickinson}…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, ON LIFE, QUOTES., the here year, The Home Front

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A Journey of One Inch

Thank you to my dear friend Lindsey for sending me this quote. Lindsey is one of the few souls whom I talked to about The HERE Year before I decided to kick it off and when I announced that I’d…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., The Fam, the here year, The Home Front

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On Living Now

Yesterday, I made an announcement about a yearlong project I’ve just started called The Here Year. For the next twelve months, I will consider one topic a month that connects with (or interferes with) Presence. April’s theme is Home.
Fine.…

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Posted in: A YEAR WITHOUT WINE., DAILY GRIND, DRY DAYS, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., the here year

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