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ADR Friday Loves 05.01.15

I’m loving…
… this Children’s Charity Pop-Up Shop.
this What to Wear to Your Divorce.
… this chef.
… this Night of Philosophy.
… this essay on the baby race.
… this GLAMSQUAD.
… this book.
… and this book.…

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

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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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The Answer Is Love

We made dinner reservations at a hip, yummy place downtown called The Highlands, but instead of taking the subway or a taxi, we walked. And walked. We walked along the Hudson River and along the High Line. We looked out…

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

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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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ADR Friday Loves 04.24.15

i’m loving…
… this On What It Takes.
… this Moral Bucket List.
… this book.
… this little kimono.
… this hilarity.
… this piece on the Muddied Meaning of Mindfulness.
… this Runi dress.
… these simple rules.…

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What Really Matters

I was going through old photos again. I do this sometimes. And I love it. I love sifting through moments, days, years. And sometimes I happen upon photos I’ve never seen. I’ve noticed a trend: If the images are of…

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Better Than Before?

I finished reading Gretchen Rubin’s Better Than Before; Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives over the weekend. I enjoyed the book and have SO many thoughts. The book offered a really interesting look at the world of human habits…

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stairs

ADR Friday Loves 04.17.15

i’m loving…
… this college rejection letter.
… this question.
… these cone earrings.
… this flatware.
… this book.
… this How to Stop Checking Your Phone Like an Addict.
… this candle set.
… this brand.
… these…

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The Wild Importance of Friendship

I’ve spent a lot of time with friends this week. Far more time than I usually spend. And there have been so many conversations about light and airy things, but also about dark and difficult things. I learn so much…

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