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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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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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A Journey of One Inch

Thank you to my dear friend Lindsey for sending me this quote. Lindsey is one of the few souls whom I talked to about The HERE Year before I decided to kick it off and when I announced that I’d…

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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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ADR Monday Moments 02.10.14

I’m quite blonde again and pretty stoked about it. Shallow? Perhaps, but I find myself celebrating my more superficial side these days.

For date night, Husband and I went to Barnes & Noble to see Modern Love editor Daniel Jones…

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

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The Troubled Middle

Yesterday, I was responding to a comment on my 28 Days of Play: She Is Me post and I wrote:
A truth that comes with time: *those* mothers are us, and we are them. Obviously, there are suspicious superstars who…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Philosophy, The Fam, 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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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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ADR Monday Moments 01.27.14

moments to remember…
The Rowlets, bundled, happy, and holding hands, skipping on our block.

Exploring the Time Capsule by the American Museum of Natural History.

Hello, fellas.

Looking up at the big Blue Whale. The Rowlets learned to crawl and…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Monday Moments, ON LIFE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, QUOTES., The Fam

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