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A Blank Screen Confession

I sat in front of a blank screen last night.
And I felt it: pressure. I didn’t blog much at all last week. Just one little piddly post about how I haven’t been posting, about how quiet can be good.…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam

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Quiet Can Be Good

Things have been quiet in these parts, but this isn’t an apology. Just a hello.
I went on the most meaningful writing retreat on Orcas Island last weekend. It was a shock to my system in the best possible way.…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES.

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True Friends, Good Writers & Time Away

Charlotte’s Web is my all-time favorite book. Hands down. Dad read it to me on a porch swing in summer when I was little – 5 or 6 – and not long ago, I read it to Big Girl. When…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Uncategorized, WRITING

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A Good Birthday

On Saturday, I turned 36. It was a good day. In my mind, a perfect birthday. And here’s a little reverse rundown (because I want to remember it).
On Saturday night, Husband took me for dinner at Babbo downtown. We…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam, The Home Front

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How to Socialize Without Alcohol: 7 Tips

A month ago, I wrote a post called Are You Ready to Stop Drinking? I wrote the post for people who might not need to stop drinking, but who might want to, for those of us who suspect life might…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES.

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The Fine Art of Friendship

Friendship is an art. More than ever, I believe this. It’s certainly not a science; there are no strict rules, formulas, equations. Friendship is fluid. And unique. No two friendships are the same. I realize this now. Each relationship with…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, the here year

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ADR Friday Loves 10.03.14

i’m loving…
… these words by this friend.
… these treat boxes.
… these fingerprint words.
… this mini fashion.
… this gorgeous post.
… these wee winter boots.
… this Modern Love.
… this list.
… these rose gold…

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

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Live, Love & Be Happy

Yesterday, I announced that the October topic of my HERE Year is Friendship and I’m thrilled to bring you words from a friend today. I met Debi in the fall of 2012 when our daughters, Big Girl and S, started…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, Uncategorized

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The HERE Year Month #5: Friendship

October. A brand new month and my absolute favorite time of the year. It’s my birthday month (I turn 36 on the 4th!), Middle Girl’s birthday month (she turns 6 on the 19th!), candy pumpkin season (yummeth) and oh how…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, the here year

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12 Closing Thoughts on Time

Today is September 30th. Another good month has slipped on by. I’ve so enjoyed exploring and examining Time and this marks my final post on this fourth topic of my HERE Year. As with Home, Parenthood, and Marriage, the subject…

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

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