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How to Lose Your Friends or Lena Dunham’s Email

I just subscribed to this thing Miranda July is doing where famous people from all walks of life (actors, authors, artists, people I’ve never heard of) forward you an email from their “sent” box. This week’s theme was “an email

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Posted in friends, life, relationships, Uncategorized

In Praise of Whole Wheat Bread Men

  The Mister is currently out to dinner with a former not-girlfriend-but-mutual-crush who has just published  her third novel to much acclaim. I am sitting on the couch blogging in my slippers and trying to recover from the gut-wrenching Chinese

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Posted in marriage, relationships, the MIster

“I have to think these things up, you know”

The kids and I spent the weekend with my mom, helping her do things like open jars and wash dishes because she had surgery on her thumb and her arm is wrapped up like a burrito, a giant, gauzy, arm-y

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Posted in family, motherhood, relationships


This is the most recent letter from my friend h., who lives in another country and has been quite sad and lonely lately.  She just—like a month ago—fell in love and the crazy, unabashed joy in this letter makes me smile

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Posted in friends, Love, relationships

Something sweet in the world

Although she does not capitalize and this is one of the things that really bugs me about the internet, I still love Andrea at Hula Seventy.  She is so kind and humble and she has great taste. I think I

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Posted in anniversaries, Hula Seventy, marriage, relationships