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That’s what makes you beautiful.

If you listen to any popular music, watch any chick flick, or page through any best seller fiction, there is one deeply obnoxious and repetitive characteristic that always arises in the representation of the female subject: she is totally ignorant … Continue reading

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Jackie & David

When you are a family, it’s important to have house rules, things that you do and that you do not do. For instance, James and I decided after multiple meals of paying way too much for way too little food … Continue reading

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One time I went to Turkey.

One time I┬áspent a little under a month in Turkey with a group from college… And it’s been over six years but that country is still burned into my memory with in all its richness. And I didn’t know anything … Continue reading

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That magic moment.

These first couple days in Paris have been so full. Full of catching up with old friends, full of running around sorting out administrative details, full of wearily dragging myself around this beautiful city as my body refuses to adjust … Continue reading

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Love Letters.

Dear Husband: Thanks for taking the time to resuscitate our bikes after sitting on the porch all winter so that we could go on our epic Sunday bike ride. Dear Janna: Thanks for coming to visit this weekend and encouraging … Continue reading

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Those who see.

I had a devoted team of friends who sent me mail the year I lived in Paris. I would cart the letters and packages up all eight flights of stairs, cherishing my mail already and looking forward to opening it. … Continue reading

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Learning Deutsch.

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person in possession of more than one language will always want another one. Which is to say that this semester I am taking German. The choice was not wholly prompted by love … Continue reading

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