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Does Weight Even Matter?

I spent the majority of the day yesterday at the Beacon Theater listening to The Dalai Lama speak. It was a wild experience. There was a line wrapping around the block, several groups of protestors, and once inside I just…

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

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The HERE Year Month #8: Wellness

November.
Hard to believe. Time is hurtling by faster than I would like. On Halloween night, as we were tucking our candy-addled girls into bed, I whispered to each of them: Please don’t get any bigger. A silly sentiment, but…

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

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10 Secrets About Friendship

I am not an expert on friendship. There is no such thing.
What I am is a person, a stumbling and fumbling human being who is deeply interested in questions of life and love. How do we live a good…

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

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I Met My Best Friends On The Internet

Today I bring you another fantastic HERE Year guest post about Friendship. While Jamie raised important questions about the integrity of self and self-worth in our @ Age, Kate Wheeler‘s view strikes me as more sun-blanched. I know that you…

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

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Looking At Myself(ie)

For the past month of the HERE Year, Lindsey and I have been looking at Friendship. It’s a meaningful and wily topic and one that intrigues me to no end. What does true friendship look like and feel like and…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., the here year, Uncategorized

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Friends & Strangers

We are in the last week of October. Believe me, I know how cliched it is to lament the swift passing of time, but here I am, doing just that. My girls will trick-or-treat on my childhood block on Halloween…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE

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ADR Friday Loves 10.24.14

i’m loving…
… this writing workshop (that I adored & will write about soon!)
… this gorgeous hotel
… this Why You Should Write Yourself a Letter.
… this party site.
… these words on the Cult of Speed.
……

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The Perfect Halloween Party at Home

Let’s be clear about something: I’m no Martha Stewart. But I do love a home-spun kid’s birthday party. We’ve done the parties at places where no effort is required other than writing a check and we’ve done parties at home…

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

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Dear Friends

Do you have a friend who is going through something really tough? I bet you do. I bet you do because I’m realizing that adulthood is inescapably tricky terrain. That, at any given moment, we will all be struggling with…

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

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

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