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Nostalgia: Or How I Justified a Night In Watching Barry Manilow

Nostalgia is a huge part of growing up. I talked about it vis a vis my re-reading of Peter Pan the other day, and I’ll have more to say about it on this blog another day. Today, however, let me address one tiny sliver of the nostalgia theme that’s been on my mind lately: the […]

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Tips For Adulthood: Five Songs To Listen To While You Move

Every Wednesday I offer tips for adulthood. Today’s list is inspired by – what else? – my imminent move. I remember when I was leaving graduate school and needed to pack up my apartment. I called an old friend and asked him for advice on how most efficiently to do this. His advice? “Get really […]

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Tips For Adulthood: Five Inspirational Show Tunes

Every Wednesday I offer tips for adulthood. So I was signing up for Facebook yesterday – more on that tomorrow – and in my profile, they asked me to list my favorite music. I wrote: “You wouldn’t want to know. Trust me.” And that’s because – let’s face it – I’m not much of an […]

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Serve them the $%!* Decaf: Life Lessons from My Summer as a Waitress

I had another Barry Manilow moment the other day – i.e. one of those times when a snippet of music or cultural reference or, in this case, specific location instantly transports you back to some signature moment in your journey towards adulthood. An article I was reading about an art show in the United States […]

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