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Are You Ready to Stop Drinking?

alcohol can be a time-stealer.
Please note my language. I write can be. I do not write is or is always. This distinction is important. Vital. Because this post might not be for you. If you have never questioned your…

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

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All There Ever Is

all there is ever, is the now.
It’s easy to forget this. It’s easy to dwell on the past, to daydream about the future. It’s easy to lose the precarious now in the shuffle of our busy days. But we…

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

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You Can Have It All

Oh Oprah. I love her. And I think she’s right on with these words. I think we can have it all, over time. Time.
But now I’m left asking some big questions:
What is “It All”? Does this mean something…

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Trust the Timing of Your Life

Trust the timing of your life.
I found these words on Instagram the other day and oh did they strike me. I think so many of us are impatient. We want the things we want right now. We want to…

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The Here Year Month #4: Time

September.
The girls go back to school next week.
I go back to blogging today.
The past two months have been fantastic and fast. I know it is cliched to bemoan the swift passage of time, but that’s just what…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, The Fam, the here year

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where i'll be

July & August: Where I’ll Be

July. A brand new month.
The plan was to come here today and announce the next topic for my HERE Year. In case you’re new to this site, I have, along with Lindsey Mead, undertaken a yearlong exploration of Presence,…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, ON LIFE, ON LOVE, ON WRITING, Online & Onscreen, QUOTES., The Fam, the here year, The Home Front

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What I’ve Learned About Marriage

Marriage.
I’m no expert on marriage and yet, in some sense, I’m as much an expert as any of us is. I’m not versed in statistics nor do I have any real interest in being so versed, but I have…

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In Between Here & There

The following is a guest post by friend, parenting expert & children’s book author Rachel Cedar.
There is a stretch of train track between San Diego and points north that runs parallel to the Pacific Ocean.  I had big plans…

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

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Cracked: A Marriage Reflection

The following is a guest post by Meg McMahon.
One evening recently, I brought some dishes from the other room into the kitchen.  I had not been in the mood to empty dishwasher, refill it, and thereby restore order and…

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good marriage

19 Interesting Articles on Love & Marriage

Curious about Marriage? Click away…
1. Masters of Love (The Atlantic)
2. Good Enough? That’s Great (Daniel Jones, The New York Times)
3. Things That Will Destroy My Heterosexual Marriage Long Before Gay Marriage Ever Will. (Nick Sustana, McSweeney’s)
4.…

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