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  • - Longwood Gardens
    essay life travel

    longwood gardens

    The first few months that I lived in Philadelphia were a mess. I moved because B. was there, just starting the second year of his PhD. I had a plan. I found a place…

    April 20, 2016
  • - workspace
    essay for writers life my writing


    I’ve been thinking recently about feeling proud of the things in my life. More specifically, of the things I have done in my life. It’s easy to say you’re proud of someone you love,…

    March 30, 2016
  • little things, lately
    everyday life

    little things, lately

    Snippets from my week. See also: eating, drinking, and getting ready to travel. Our bizarre winter weather continues, this time with balmy breezes and open windows in January. (Closely followed by several days below…

    January 15, 2016
  • around the internet life

    lazy sunday

    One of my Christmas presents was a shirt that reads, “Weekends Are For Waffles.” I agree, which is why I’m heading over the river for brunch with two lovely people, one of whom I have known literally…

    January 10, 2016
  • everyday life

    my year of joy

    If you were to ask me what I don’t like about my current apartment, I’d have a whole list of things to share. The almost-white, too-yellow walls. The crooked, unfortunate chandelier hanging off-center in…

    January 4, 2016