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The Sister Thing

Last night, I went to dinner at Tessa with Mom and three of my four sisters. We talked and laughed and shared yummy food (think: lamb meatballs, tuna tartar, shaved brussels). When the meal was over, we headed back out…

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Where Am I?

Where am I? I’m sitting at my kitchen island in my red and white heart pajamas. Drinking my umpteenth cup of coffee. Listening to The Lumineers. Feeling wildly, wonderfully stuck. Yes, I said it. Stuck. But not stuck in a…

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Our Drinking Stories

I told a story on Instagram on Monday. A true one. It went like this: On the night of my book launch almost 2 months ago, I had a single glass of white wine after an extended period of drinking…

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

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Is Everything Copy?

Photo: Star Tribune Last night, Husband and I watched the new HBO documentary about Nora Ephron called Everything Is Copy. Nora’s son Jacob Bernstein, a classmate of mine from Dalton, wrote and directed the film, which I found to be…

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On Uncertainty

The truth: I’m in this interesting, in-between place. Personally. Professionally. My girls are growing like weeds and becoming more independent. We are just back from a ski vacation where all three girls took to the slopes with startling gusto, morphing…

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

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These Moments of Happiness

I’ve been in a transitional, thoughtful place. Coming down from the beautiful blur of promoting my novel, settling back into regular, cherished rhythms of home and life, daydreaming about what comes next… What comes next.  Three important, problematic words. Important…

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The Sex Scenes In My Novel

My novel The Ramblers has been out in the world for almost a month and I must say it’s been a blurry and beautiful time. I’ve been hopscotching all over, talking about the book and my trio of characters, and…

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

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Confession: I’m a Mess & People Are Good

I’ve missed this place. I haven’t posted in too long, which I don’t love, but I’m trying to forgive myself. I have been touring for The Ramblers and life has been a bit crazy, good crazy, and the blog has…

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10 Notes from the Road

1. On Friday afternoon, we skipped town to head to my family’s place in South Carolina. Here my giddy girls skip ahead of me, en route to the bathroom. I look at this picture and it’s incredibly cliched, but I’m…

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The Ramblers Is Out Today!

Dear friends and family, My new novel The Ramblers hits shelves today, and I’m so excited to finally share it with all of you. Thank you so much for all of your encouragement thus far. You guys rock. Truly. The…

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