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Begin Again & Again

I announced earlier that I will be thinking about Happiness this coming month and it was, on an important level, a silly announcement because the truth is that I think about happiness all the time, quite possibly too much. I…

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

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The HERE Year Month #12: Happiness

 
March 2015, guys. Hard to believe. Time is zipping by and here we are in a new month. It doesn’t feel much like March here in New York City. Yesterday it snowed and it wasn’t a sheepish dusting either.…

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

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ADR Friday Loves 02.27.15

i’m loving…
… this Let’s.
… this piece.
… this book.
… these comma confessions.
… & these romance confessions.
… this collection.
… this beauty.
… this book with no pictures.
… this article.
… these hot dudes reading.…

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

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Painted in Waterlogue

Life as Art

I’m smitten with Waterlogue, an app that turns photos into watercolors.
I’m also smitten with the idea that existence can become, or be translated into, art. Isn’t that what we do when we write about ourselves and our lives? Moments…

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

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Two Loves?

I took this picture last Saturday morning. We were all bundled up, heading to Sarabeth’s for breakfast. I hung back and snapped away, as I sometimes do. And I look at this image and smile because there is something so…

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

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The Timing of Love {A Guest Post}

the timing of love
by Evelyn Lauer
My entire life I’ve subscribed to the notion that when the time was right things would work out in terms of love.
I fell in love for the first time at 16, and…

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On Love, Life & Weather

I have always loved winter. I love bundling up, seeing my own puffs of breath, watching snow fall from the sky. But this winter is testing us all. It’s been particularly cold and, well, weather-filled. And there’s this collective exasperation,…

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

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love what you love

ADR Friday Loves 02.20.15

i’m loving…
… this.

… this brave & beautiful piece by a friend.
… this TED Talk.
… this fab/frivolous idea.
… this yummy/brilliant idea.
… this conversation.
… this dough.
… this Worried well.
… this book.
… this…

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Posted in: ADR FRIDAY LOVES, DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE

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Is Our Capacity to Love Limitless?

I think I want another baby.
I say I think because I genuinely do not know if this is something I want. Is that weird? To not know what I want? The truth is that I cannot tell whether I’m…

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

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The 4 Elements of True Love

According to Thich Nhat Hanh, there are four elements of true love: loving kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity. Now I’ve never believed that things as unwieldy and ineffable as love can be broken down like this, but I’ve got to…

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