Of the bajillion tweets, takes, articles, and images I consumed last week, Anne Helen Petersen’s newsletter How to Work Through a Coup really got me, p…
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It feels strange to enter a new year when not much is new, doesn’t it? Over the past month I’ve reveled in my share of escapist media to try and abate …
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This is my newsletter and I do what I want to. Today that means sending a very short note to say: I’m thinking of you. Here’s one song to leave you wit…
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Well, hello. It’s been many months since I last wrote to you. The first few weeks of that break were planned. The rest were not! So here’s what happene…
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Is it just me, or was this a cataclysmic week? I wrapped it up by working with my mentee on this writing prompt from Poets & Writers: In the Cut, seven…
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The future! It’s more amorphous than ever, despite all of our tugging and prodding to force it into something recognizable. So I invite you to meet you…
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A few weeks ago I read Joan Didion’s essay Why I Write after my friend Mamie sent it along for a writing prompt. The piece originally ran in the Times …
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Taking a break this week. But… Until next time.
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Every Sunday, I go to Dance Church. This means I open a window on my computer, pay $15, and connect to a live stream dance class with several thousand …
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Every year to celebrate Passover, we have a seder. Seder means “order,” and it’s the term for the traditional dinner where we read the haggadah. Haggad…
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My friend Tess taught me a game called Seven Wonders, which I guess you could also classify as a thought exercise. It’s simple and can be never-ending …
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“I will only read a cookbook if it is one in which the poetry of food comes alive on the page,” writes Tamar Adler in An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with…
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