ADR Friday Loves 01.23.15

ADR Friday Loves 01.23.15

 
i’m loving…
1. This cheeky suit.
2. This happy face article.
3. This color-block beauty.
4. This equine art.
5. This show.
6. This lemony cuff.
7. This globe.
8. This novel.
9. This letter.…

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

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worried

I look worried, but at least we’re in love.

 
For school, the big girls had to decorate wooden airplanes this weekend. They painted them and added little photographs of the family and draped ribbons from the tail and also slapped goofy emoji stickers on the wings. The final…

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

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thoughtful

My coffee is hot, my laptop is open, and I’m feeling thoughtful.

I’m sitting at a coffee shop on the Upper West Side. My coffee is hot, my laptop is open, and I’m feeling thoughtful. A good combination of things. I’m thinking about this blog. What do I want it to be?…

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

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puff clouds

ADR Friday Loves 01.16.15

i’m loving…
… this piece on falling in love.
… these thorns.
… this article on Beethoven’s fraught personal life.
… this book.
… this question.
… this designer.
… this honesty.
… this How I Came to Live in…

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mira jane

9 Things I Learned from Jane Green & Mira Jacob

Last night, I hosted a Happier Hour Literary Salon with authors Jane Green and Mira Jacob. Jane talked about her sixteenth novel (!) Saving Grace and Mira talked about her debut The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing. The evening was simply…

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

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Print

On Vulnerability

… So here I am, happily sharing things that are true and honest, trying to be candid about the good and the bad.  One of my favorite posts I’ve ever written, It’s Not All Shiny, dealt with this particular question,…

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

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rowlets

ADR Friday Loves 01.09.15

i’m loving…
… this book.
… and this book.
… this restaurant.
… this pricey-but-effective juice cleanse. (Bye, bye holiday bloat!)
… this placemat.
… this blog.
… this Celine cool girl.
… this secret to a happy life.
……

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

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curate ourselves

Why We (Over)curate Ourselves

I’m exploring Vulnerability this month for the HERE Year. My instinct is that there is a profound, if ineffable connection between vulnerability and presence. Something like: Our fear of being vulnerable causes us (somehow) to be less present in our…

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mindful drinking

On Mindful Drinking

I’ve made myself a promise. Once a month, I will sit down and write about drinking. Why? Because it’s something I once struggled with. Not in an overly dramatic sense, but in a quieter, probably more universal sense. I’d fallen…

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

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there is a girl

The HERE Year Month #10: Vulnerability

“When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-ups we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability… To be alive is to be vulnerable.” (Madeleine L’Engle)
There is a girl.…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, the here year, Uncategorized

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