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A Rainbow Bright Beginning

On Wednesday, the school year began. We all went off together, to Dalton. The school that was once mine, to the school that made me. I trailed behind my creatures, my hands shaky with love and nostalgia. They are mine,…

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

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It’s not easy, but it’s beautiful.

The big girls start school today. Second grade and kindergarten at Dalton, where I went from K-12. I honestly can’t believe it. I remember being their ages, those September days, starting school. And now it’s them. I remember dreaming of…

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Are You Ready to Stop Drinking?

alcohol can be a time-stealer.
Please note my language. I write can be. I do not write is or is always. This distinction is important. Vital. Because this post might not be for you. If you have never questioned your…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, the here year

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July & August: Where I’ll Be

July. A brand new month.
The plan was to come here today and announce the next topic for my HERE Year. In case you’re new to this site, I have, along with Lindsey Mead, undertaken a yearlong exploration of Presence,…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, ON LIFE, ON LOVE, ON WRITING, Online & Onscreen, QUOTES., The Fam, the here year, The Home Front

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What I’ve Learned About Marriage

Marriage.
I’m no expert on marriage and yet, in some sense, I’m as much an expert as any of us is. I’m not versed in statistics nor do I have any real interest in being so versed, but I have…

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

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In Between Here & There

The following is a guest post by friend, parenting expert & children’s book author Rachel Cedar.
There is a stretch of train track between San Diego and points north that runs parallel to the Pacific Ocean.  I had big plans…

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

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Cracked: A Marriage Reflection

The following is a guest post by Meg McMahon.
One evening recently, I brought some dishes from the other room into the kitchen.  I had not been in the mood to empty dishwasher, refill it, and thereby restore order and…

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

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19 Interesting Articles on Love & Marriage

Curious about Marriage? Click away…
1. Masters of Love (The Atlantic)
2. Good Enough? That’s Great (Daniel Jones, The New York Times)
3. Things That Will Destroy My Heterosexual Marriage Long Before Gay Marriage Ever Will. (Nick Sustana, McSweeney’s)
4.…

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Marriage Is Fun!

The following is a guest post from friend & writer Gale Patterson.
Like many of you I have followed along intently on Aidan’s discussions of marriage this month.  Marriage can be very private territory, and I think we often wonder…

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That’s All

The following is a guest post by friend & writer Amanda Magee.
Our anniversary is this Saturday; it will be eleven years that we have been the Magees. It will be fifteen years since I told Sean that I wasn’t…

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

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