Painted in Waterlogue

ADR Friday Loves 06.05.15

i’m loving…
… these words on The Pressure to Look Good.
… these ceramics.
… this mug.  {Thank you, Evelyn!}
… this piece on cursive.
… this Between Books.
… this quote.
… this argument against generational thinking.
… this…

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

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Confess Your Errors

I walked by a guy on the street the other day and he was wearing this awesome t-shirt. It was charcoal gray and in big white uppercase letters, it said MAKE MISTAKES. I debated whipping out my phone and snapping…

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

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alcohol

The Operation of Life

Life can be tough. Pain is inevitable. I think it is human nature to seek ways to numb existential pain in its many iterations. For many years, alcohol was my anesthetic of choice. It worked wonders in the immediate moment…

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

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success

The Ingredients of Success

I was so happy when I stumbled upon this quote because it makes so much sense to me. I have moments when I feel utterly ignorant about things – about parenthood, marriage, the writing world, life and then I have…

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A Quote & a Question

Quotes & Questions

The truth: I love blogging. Love.
Also the truth: I’m having a bit of a time management crisis lately. It’s hardly a sob story, but I’m having genuine difficulty polishing one book while writing another while raising my kids and…

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

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A Happier Hour Literary Salon with Claire Bidwell Smith & Jillian Lauren

On Tuesday evening, I had the privilege of co-hosting a Happier Hour Literary Salon with The New York Foundling. The Foundling does incredibly important work serving children and families and COO Bethany Lampland was on hand to talk to the…

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

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yale

ADR Friday Loves 05.22.15

… this Dear Commencement Speakers.
… this piece on fraternities.
… this designer.
… this article.
… this site.
… and this site.
… this book.
…  and this book.
… this rose gold flatware.
… these words on the…

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Painted in Waterlogue

3 Great Quotes About Reading

 
“It seems to me that one should only read books which bite and sting one. If the book we are reading does not wake us up with a blow to the head, what’s the point of reading? … A…

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privilege

The Privilege of a Lifetime

You live your life. It’s all a beautiful swirly blur of time, a rainbow of responsibilities, a mess of moments both magical and mundane. You hold little hands, tickle little toes. You kiss the one you love goodnight again and…

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

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garden

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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