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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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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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12 Closing Thoughts on Time

Today is September 30th. Another good month has slipped on by. I’ve so enjoyed exploring and examining Time and this marks my final post on this fourth topic of my HERE Year. As with Home, Parenthood, and Marriage, the subject…

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Sticky doors, crashes, change

Below is another fantastic guest piece on Time for the September month of my HERE Year. I have received so many great submissions, that I will be posting two a day through the end of the week. Okay, read on;…

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Please, Please Enjoy Life

Please, please, enjoy life.
These are not my words. They are Charlotte Kitley’s words. Words from her final blog post entitled “And So There Must Come An End.” Charlotte had cancer and died this week, on Tuesday, September 16th. Her…

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A Happier Hour with Jennifer Senior & 10 Things You Should Know About Parenthood

Last winter, Mom told me about a book she’d read. It’s very interesting, she declared and this meant something to me because my mother, a voracious reader, has a high bar for literary praise. I bought the book immediately. The…

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

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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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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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11 Insights from Jane Green

On Wednesday evening, I hosted a Happier Hour literary salon here with bestselling author Jane Green. Oh what a night. It was a packed house and we jammed in my yellow living room and talked about marriage and infidelity, twin…

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Posted in: BOOKS., DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen, the here year, The Home Front, Uncategorized, WRITING

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“All of a sudden, everything was different.”

The following is a guest post from S, a reader and friend, who would like to remain anonymous at this point. 
When there was only silence where there should have been a heartbeat I was alone in the exam room,…

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