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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 = 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 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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The Here Year

Five years ago today, I started this blog.
To celebrate my blogiversary, I’m announcing something I’ve been thinking about and planning for a long while now:
The Here Year. 
During the coming year, I will focus on one thing: being…

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Posted in: A YEAR WITHOUT WINE., DAILY GRIND, DRY DAYS, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam, the here year, The Home Front

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This Is Childhood: 10 Mothers. 10 Essays.

Well, it’s been a while. I wrote a post many weeks ago announcing my decision to channel Thoreau and simplify and it’s proven to be a wonderful thing for me at this particular time in my life. I’ve been soaking…

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

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Simplify, Simplify, Simplify!

Thoreau said, “Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify, simplify! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your…

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

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ADR Friday Loves 02.14.14

i’m loving…
… this kama sutra for couples who have been dating over three years.
… this confession from a high school pal.
… this myth.
… this piece on the Perfect Online Dating Profile.
… this letter to Darwin.…

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Modern Life, Love & Loss: 10 Lessons

Last night, I had the privilege of hosting friend and author Tré Miller Rodríguez for a Happier Hour salon here at my home. As has become a monthly tradition, we stuffed into my highlighter yellow living room to hear Tré…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, The Home Front, Uncategorized, WRITING

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