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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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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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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES.

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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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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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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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The Fine Art of Friendship

Friendship is an art. More than ever, I believe this. It’s certainly not a science; there are no strict rules, formulas, equations. Friendship is fluid. And unique. No two friendships are the same. I realize this now. Each relationship with…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, the here year

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ADR Friday Loves 10.03.14

i’m loving…
… these words by this friend.
… these treat boxes.
… these fingerprint words.
… this mini fashion.
… this gorgeous post.
… these wee winter boots.
… this Modern Love.
… this list.
… these rose gold…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Friday Loves, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE

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Live, Love & Be Happy

Yesterday, I announced that the October topic of my HERE Year is Friendship and I’m thrilled to bring you words from a friend today. I met Debi in the fall of 2012 when our daughters, Big Girl and S, started…

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

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