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friday loves 1023

ADR Friday Loves 10.24.14

i’m loving…
… this writing workshop (that I adored & will write about soon!)
… this gorgeous hotel
… this Why You Should Write Yourself a Letter.
… this party site.
… these words on the Cult of Speed.
……

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES.

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The Perfect Halloween Party at Home

Let’s be clear about something: I’m no Martha Stewart. But I do love a home-spun kid’s birthday party. We’ve done the parties at places where no effort is required other than writing a check and we’ve done parties at home…

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

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fship7

Dear Friends

Do you have a friend who is going through something really tough? I bet you do. I bet you do because I’m realizing that adulthood is inescapably tricky terrain. That, at any given moment, we will all be struggling with…

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

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How Many Friends Do You Have?

How many friends do you have?
If you are like me, you don’t really know how to answer this question. These days, there are so many types of friends to have. Real-life-flesh-and-blood friends. The ones we have coffee and lunch…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam, The Home Front

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Will You Be My Friend?

Middle Girl started Kindergarten is September and she loves it. She didn’t skip a beat making the transition to her new school, her big sister’s school, my once school. She and Big Girl get on the school bus every morning…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam, the here year

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A Blank Screen Confession

I sat in front of a blank screen last night.
And I felt it: pressure. I didn’t blog much at all last week. Just one little piddly post about how I haven’t been posting, about how quiet can be good.…

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

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doe bay

Quiet Can Be Good

Things have been quiet in these parts, but this isn’t an apology. Just a hello.
I went on the most meaningful writing retreat on Orcas Island last weekend. It was a shock to my system in the best possible way.…

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True Friends, Good Writers & Time Away

Charlotte’s Web is my all-time favorite book. Hands down. Dad read it to me on a porch swing in summer when I was little – 5 or 6 – and not long ago, I read it to Big Girl. When…

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

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birthday7

A Good Birthday

On Saturday, I turned 36. It was a good day. In my mind, a perfect birthday. And here’s a little reverse rundown (because I want to remember it).
On Saturday night, Husband took me for dinner at Babbo downtown. We…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam, The Home Front

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7 tips

How to Socialize Without Alcohol: 7 Tips

A month ago, I wrote a post called Are You Ready to Stop Drinking? I wrote the post for people who might not need to stop drinking, but who might want to, for those of us who suspect life might…

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

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