ADR Summer Books

ADR Summer Reads

After a fair bit of thought and ADR-esque existential debate, I’ve decided to pause the blog for July and August to focus my energies on: (1) finishing novel #3 ; and (2) attacking my beckoning bedside book stack.

I will…

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

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A Happier Hour Literary Salon with Natalia Mehlman Petrzela & Dana Goldstein

It was a sweaty, sticky New York City evening. A summer storm was brewing, spitting significant rain in certain pockets. Two brilliant historians/authors showed up at my home: Natalia Mehlman Petrzela and Dana Goldstein. We indulged in a little preliminary…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, happier hours, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen, The Home Front

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reaching

ADR Friday Loves 06.19.15

i’m loving…
… this letter.
… these words on getting lost.
… this Anatomy of a Blackout.
… these wedges.
… this Overcoming the Confidence Gap.
… these 9 Podcasts for a Fuller Life.
… this sundress.
… this review.…

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Posted in: ADR FRIDAY LOVES, DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen

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8 Simple Sentences We Must Say… & Hear

Words are powerful things. I’ve been thinking lots about this. I wake up early many mornings to write words, to create worlds. What I write, how easily the words come, affects the rest of my day. Throughout the day, I…

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

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all of us

10 Important Things I’ve Learned

1. We are all insecure.
More than six years ago, I started this blog and I gave it a name: Ivy League Insecurities. It was the perfect name because though I had had the privilege of an exquisite education, I…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, The Home Front

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ADR Friday Loves 06.12.15

i’m loving…
… this Book Group.
… this I Quit My Job Today.
… this new show.
… these honest words from a dear friend.
… these 30 Reasons.
… these 37 Questions.
… this bird-identification tool.
… this restaurant.…

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Posted in: ADR FRIDAY LOVES, DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen

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Keep Them Little

 
Yesterday was Little Girl’s last day of school and today is the big girls’ last day. Predictably, I’m a bit of a puddle. It’s all a mammoth cliche and I know it, this bittersweet symphony, but oh do I…

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

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q3

What Truth Will Do

 
are you free?
pissed off?
do you seek truth?
do you hide from it?…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES.

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q4

In Sexual Matters

 
How does the sexual you compare to the whole you? (Pretty fascinating to think about, no?)

 …

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

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q5

Own Your Story

Are you owning your story or are you running from it?…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES.

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