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ADR Friday Loves 04.18.14

Oh how I’ve missed doing my Friday Loves. There are so many things I’ve stumbled upon and fallen in love with recently. Enjoy!
i’m loving…
… this movie you should watch this weekend.
… this book which would make a…

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

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24 Hours in South Carolina

My uncle died. He was not well for some time and his death was neither expected nor unexpected, but certainly sad. He was Dad’s older brother. When I learned that there would be a small memorial service at my family’s…

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

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On Death & Social Media

On Sunday, I posted the following on Facebook:
I am sitting at JFK airport waiting to board my flight to South Carolina for my uncle’s memorial service. In the cab, I posted something to Instagram about this unexpected trip and…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, The Fam

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The Here Year

Five years ago today, I started this blog.
To celebrate my blogiversary, I’m announcing something I’ve been thinking about and planning for a long while now:
The Here Year. 
During the coming year, I will focus on one thing: being…

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Posted in: A YEAR WITHOUT WINE., DAILY GRIND, DRY DAYS, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam, the here year, The Home Front

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This Is Childhood: 10 Mothers. 10 Essays.

Well, it’s been a while. I wrote a post many weeks ago announcing my decision to channel Thoreau and simplify and it’s proven to be a wonderful thing for me at this particular time in my life. I’ve been soaking…

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Posted in: BOOKS., DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, The Fam

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Simplify, Simplify, Simplify!

Thoreau said, “Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify, simplify! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your…

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Posted in: BOOKS., DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, WRITING, WRITING LIFE

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ADR Friday Loves 02.14.14

i’m loving…
… this kama sutra for couples who have been dating over three years.
… this confession from a high school pal.
… this myth.
… this piece on the Perfect Online Dating Profile.
… this letter to Darwin.…

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

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Modern Life, Love & Loss: 10 Lessons

Last night, I had the privilege of hosting friend and author Tré Miller Rodríguez for a Happier Hour salon here at my home. As has become a monthly tradition, we stuffed into my highlighter yellow living room to hear Tré…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, The Home Front, Uncategorized, WRITING

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28 Days of Play: She Is Me

Okay, this was a hard post for me to write, but it was also an important post for me to write. I’ve excerpted my piece below, but feel free to go straight here for the whole thing.
she is me…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, The Fam, The Home Front, Uncategorized, WRITING

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ADR Monday Moments 02.03.14

Owl by Big Girl.

I don’t remember why I took this, but I think I look happy. (And tired.)

On Friday, we flew to California to visit my sister-in-law J, brother-in-law N and their adorable new babies.

Swoon. I’m not…

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

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