+ 10 things I've enjoyed lately
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A question that people ask me a fair amount is: Should I quit my job to write? And I recently read this excellent post, which debates the merits of…
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This is not something I say very much in real life. It is something my best friend from college likes to say, and lately I’ve decided that I really need…
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I was always critical. I learned to discern what I loved from what I couldn’t stand. I wanted to run away from suburbs and rain. I didn’t like how my…
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I have two friends who embody the attitude towards rejection that I’d like to have. They ask for whatever they want all the time. Politely, not rudely…
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on Substack
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Over time you come to understand a person you love as a complete story. How the facts of their daily existence—when they wake up, where they get coffee…
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I started watching Sex and the City, the TV show inspired by Candace Bushnell’s column in the New York Observer, when I was 17 and freshly in love with…
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I care a lot about feeling responsible. It’s the reason why I enjoyed school so much: I’ve always loved doing well on an assignment. I like the sense…
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a theory
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It's only in the past couple of years that I've started to understand what I believe in. Before I had all these ideas and aspirations that I just…
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Other people can always see your shadow. And other people showed me mine. My shadow is voracious, compartmentalized, judgmental, opportunistic…
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