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ADR Summer Books

ADR Summer Reads

After a fair bit of thought and ADR-esque existential debate, I’ve decided to pause the blog for July and August to focus my energies on: (1) finishing novel #3 ; and (2) attacking my beckoning bedside book stack.

I will…

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A Happier Hour Literary Salon with Natalia Mehlman Petrzela & Dana Goldstein

It was a sweaty, sticky New York City evening. A summer storm was brewing, spitting significant rain in certain pockets. Two brilliant historians/authors showed up at my home: Natalia Mehlman Petrzela and Dana Goldstein. We indulged in a little preliminary…

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reaching

ADR Friday Loves 06.19.15

i’m loving…
… this letter.
… these words on getting lost.
… this Anatomy of a Blackout.
… these wedges.
… this Overcoming the Confidence Gap.
… these 9 Podcasts for a Fuller Life.
… this sundress.
… this review.…

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8 Simple Sentences We Must Say… & Hear

Words are powerful things. I’ve been thinking lots about this. I wake up early many mornings to write words, to create worlds. What I write, how easily the words come, affects the rest of my day. Throughout the day, I…

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all of us

10 Important Things I’ve Learned

1. We are all insecure.
More than six years ago, I started this blog and I gave it a name: Ivy League Insecurities. It was the perfect name because though I had had the privilege of an exquisite education, I…

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ADR Friday Loves 06.12.15

i’m loving…
… this Book Group.
… this I Quit My Job Today.
… this new show.
… these honest words from a dear friend.
… these 30 Reasons.
… these 37 Questions.
… this bird-identification tool.
… this restaurant.…

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ADR Friday Loves 05.15.15 {& 5 Book Giveaway!}

 
i’m loving…
… this Playground Purgatory.
… this Foodtrainin’.
… these ten rules of writing.
… this song.
… this fun name game.
… this water bottle.
… these five sandwiches & this book.
… this dress.
… this…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen, Uncategorized

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jason good

Everything We Need by Jason Good

It’s interesting and amazing how the world works. The connections that crop up seemingly randomly, but maybe not randomly at all. Several years ago, Husband worked with a guy named Jason. I remember him saying to me, This guy Jason…

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GR1

A Happier Hour with Gretchen Rubin & Ron Lieber

Last night, I hosted a Happier Hour Literary Salon with authors Gretchen Rubin and Ron Lieber. What a tremendous treat. Gretchen, who was here for the third time – I featured her book The Happiness Project at my first ever…

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Claire - AFTER THIS

When life is over, where do we go?

when life is over, where do we go?
In her new book After This (out tomorrow), author and grief therapist Claire Bidwell Smith explores this question. And what a question it is. As some of you may know, Claire is…

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