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Last week, I had the privilege of hosting authors Sarah Hepola (Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget) and Kate Bolick (Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own) for a Happier Hour Literary Salon here in my home. As…Read More
… this sweet addition to the Upper West.
… these Extraordinary Birds.
… this paperweight.
… this online etiquette.
… this windowpane coat.
… these wise words.
… this WTF PMS video.
… this piece on literature and…
I’m reading a book called The Situation and the Story; The Art of Personal Narrative by Vivian Gornick. On page nine, she writes, “Penetrating the familiar is by no means a given. On the contrary, it is hard, hard work.”…Read More
Today is your birthday. We celebrated last night, around that old wooden antique dining table in our childhood home, your home for more than forty odd years. It was a good, old school night full of laughter and…
… this Life Advice from 10 Smart Humans.
… this Moving Out… Moving On?
… this Case for Melancholy.
… this cardholder.
… this singer/songwriter/friend.
… this writing book.
… this Half a Heart.
… this nonprofit my…
Dani Shapiro has written a blog post called On What People Think. Please go read the whole thing. It’s so important and interesting and, well, right on. Here’s a taste:
I’m not sure when it happened, but somewhere along the…
I recently devoured Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own by Kate Bolick. It’s a memoir about Kate’s own personal decision to fulfill her “spinster wish” and not marry and it’s also a window into the lives and work of…Read More
… this Modern Love.
… this dinner plate.
these awkward moments.
… this Light-Beam Rider.
… this question: Did you have sex on your wedding night?
… these bamboo hoops.
… this How We Die.
… this restaurant.…
Both big girls had soccer games this weekend. But there was one change. It was silent soccer. Meaning we parents weren’t supposed to cheer. At all. Let me just say that this was very hard for me. I’m an…