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I’m afraid of a lot of things. Heights.  I love the view from a friend’s rooftop.  Sometimes in the summer we’ll go up to his roof at night and eat italian ices and look out over at the city lights.  No matter what we end up talking about those conversations are always special.  I just […]
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An Email to a Friend

I was exchanging emails last night with a friend. Someone who, like me, tends to be a little hard on herself. Which is ridiculous because she’s an amazing person and a wonderful writer. Both she and I have been down on ourselves lately because we haven’t accomplished everything we thought we would. You know, when […]
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Hello New Decade

I’m sitting here in my apartment, listening to some of my favorite music (Rickie Lee Jones, right this second), watching the snow fall intermittently and thinking about the fact that another decade of my life is more or less over. It’s hard to focus on anything else. This is not the post I was scheduled […]
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Happiness + Time

As some of you know, I also have a tumblr blog (there’s a link to it on my header). I don’t post there often. I’m kinda a tumblr slacker. But I love the platform. The other day I was trying to catch up on my tumblr browsing (something I’ll never do) and I read this […]
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Thankful? Sure

I have a lot to be thankful for.  No doubt about that.  No list today. AND I’m single.  And 39.  And that’s one of things I’m thankful for. Because the life I’m leading right now:  starting over in my late 30s with a new career, meeting new people and being more social than I’ve been […]
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