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Painted in Waterlogue

Life as Art

I’m smitten with Waterlogue, an app that turns photos into watercolors.
I’m also smitten with the idea that existence can become, or be translated into, art. Isn’t that what we do when we write about ourselves and our lives? Moments…

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Two Loves?

I took this picture last Saturday morning. We were all bundled up, heading to Sarabeth’s for breakfast. I hung back and snapped away, as I sometimes do. And I look at this image and smile because there is something so…

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The Timing of Love {A Guest Post}

the timing of love
by Evelyn Lauer
My entire life I’ve subscribed to the notion that when the time was right things would work out in terms of love.
I fell in love for the first time at 16, and…

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On Love, Life & Weather

I have always loved winter. I love bundling up, seeing my own puffs of breath, watching snow fall from the sky. But this winter is testing us all. It’s been particularly cold and, well, weather-filled. And there’s this collective exasperation,…

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love what you love

ADR Friday Loves 02.20.15

i’m loving…
… this.

… this brave & beautiful piece by a friend.
… this TED Talk.
… this fab/frivolous idea.
… this yummy/brilliant idea.
… this conversation.
… this dough.
… this Worried well.
… this book.
… this…

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Is Our Capacity to Love Limitless?

I think I want another baby.
I say I think because I genuinely do not know if this is something I want. Is that weird? To not know what I want? The truth is that I cannot tell whether I’m…

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The 4 Elements of True Love

According to Thich Nhat Hanh, there are four elements of true love: loving kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity. Now I’ve never believed that things as unwieldy and ineffable as love can be broken down like this, but I’ve got to…

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Big Love Moments

The girls were off school yesterday. They were up early and I rose a bit later and we let Daddy sleep in a bit. There was this small stretch of time when we hung out in our pajamas on the…

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ADR Friday Loves 02.13.15

i’m loving…
… these 28 Days of Play.
… this sweatshirt.
… this article on happy words.
… this piece on love & lying.
… this book.
… & this book.
… these ways.
… this Year of Us.
……

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A Happier Hour LA with Dani Shapiro & Sarah Manguso

On Tuesday night, I had the privilege of attending a Happier Hour Literary Salon in Los Angeles with authors Dani Shapiro and Sarah Manguso. My friends/colleagues/fellow scribes Claire Bidwell Smith and Jillian Lauren hosted the evening at Jillian’s beautiful home…

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