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Don’t Call it a Crisis

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  Because it isn’t. Well, not really. I mentioned before that I’ve been feeling a little more stable and comfortable lately, which has been a seriously welcome change. It’s nice to feel like I’m in my old skin again, but … Continue reading

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Twenty-four.

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  I woke up Wednesday morning, tacked a shiny new “4″ to the end of my age, and was promptly met by a barrage of silly string, an office pinata, and a sweet (?) voicemail in which my father fondly … Continue reading

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Boston Strong.

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  This isn’t the post I should be writing.   I should be telling you that I went home this weekend. That my baby sister had the lead in her school’s production of Cabaret and I was so blown away … Continue reading

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Making her proud

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  I loved the neighborhood I grew up in. It was small for the city that held it – blocks of city streets on the side of a hill,  lined with three-decker apartment buildings boasting their matchbox backyards and clotheslines … Continue reading

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Beaches in February

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I’ve written a few times (even as they were happening) about moment-of-no-return horizons. But here’s a different (literal) one: in many ways, the moment from which the rest were born. At 17, beaches in February make the world feel infinite. … Continue reading

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To being an Us for once, instead of a Them..

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  To the man next to me at the red light on Pico and Barrington, I really, really apologize. The town I lived in was small. You see, in 2007, she was a scared freshman with brand new shoes and … Continue reading

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