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ADR Friday Loves 05.27.16

i’m loving… … this restaurant. … this book of poems. … this spare novel. … these glasses on the floor. … this gorgeous building. … the Cinnamon Sugar Danish at this bakery. … this forthcoming Land of Enchantment. … this …

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Do You Remember Your Dreams?

Do you remember your dreams? I do and I don’t. Often, weeks will go by and I won’t register a single dream upon waking, but then there will be times when my dreams are vivid and wild and linger. I…

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

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When Absence Means Presence

I have been absent from this blog and I love this blog, so that’s something. But the glorious thing is that I have been present other places, most notably with these three beautiful girls who are growing like weeds, and…

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

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

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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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