Where am I? I’m sitting at my kitchen island in my red and white heart pajamas. Drinking my umpteenth cup of coffee. Listening to The Lumineers. Feeling wildly, wonderfully stuck. Yes, I said it. Stuck. But not stuck in a…
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I told a story on Instagram on Monday. A true one. It went like this:
On the night of my book launch almost 2 months ago, I had a single glass of white wine after an extended period of drinking…
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Last night, Husband and I watched the new HBO documentary about Nora Ephron called Everything Is Copy. Nora’s son Jacob Bernstein, a classmate of mine from Dalton, wrote and directed the film, which I found to be…
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The truth: I’m in this interesting, in-between place. Personally. Professionally.
My girls are growing like weeds and becoming more independent. We are just back from a ski vacation where all three girls took to the slopes with startling gusto, morphing…
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I’ve been in a transitional, thoughtful place. Coming down from the beautiful blur of promoting my novel, settling back into regular, cherished rhythms of home and life, daydreaming about what comes next…
What comes next.
Three important, problematic words. Important…
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My novel The Ramblers has been out in the world for almost a month and I must say it’s been a blurry and beautiful time. I’ve been hopscotching all over, talking about the book and my trio of characters, and…
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I’ve missed this place. I haven’t posted in too long, which I don’t love, but I’m trying to forgive myself. I have been touring for The Ramblers and life has been a bit crazy, good crazy, and the blog has…
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1. On Friday afternoon, we skipped town to head to my family’s place in South Carolina. Here my giddy girls skip ahead of me, en route to the bathroom. I look at this picture and it’s incredibly cliched, but I’m…
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Dear friends and family,
My new novel The Ramblers hits shelves today, and I’m so excited to finally share it with all of you. Thank you so much for all of your encouragement thus far. You guys rock. Truly.
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The Ramblers hits shelves TOMORROW. To prepare, I’m doing a few things.
1. I’m re-reading the book.
To remember the details of the story. Yes, I wrote it, but it’s been some time since I’ve immersed myself in the world…
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