Monthly Archives: July 2011

are you vata

Last fall I jumped on the Ayurvedic bandwagon. It was like discovering a new language, as if I had always known how to speak French and only now possessed the ability to verbalize it. My body spoke for me in … Continue reading

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it pours

We are inundated daily by things that make us either sublimely happy or sadly disappointed and many gradients in between, from discovering a mouse in your house to getting a free bottle of champagne and realizing all the reasons there … Continue reading

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it’s hideous

Morocco has been at the top of my travel list for as long as I can remember. I don’t remember exactly how it got there but I’m sure it started in my youth with images of palm trees and an … Continue reading

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so provincial

Last summer my parents sold our family home. We were all ready to let it go and give it over to a young family and let them start their own memories. When my grandmother passed away it was a lot … Continue reading

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where is your non-fiction?

When I was 27 I realized I had already held down twenty seven jobs. I have worked at everything from picking cucumbers, taking movie tickets, telemarketing, slinging sandwiches and being a part time travel agent. The constant in my working … Continue reading

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my homey

I have a problem with perfection, I don’t think that it exists. It’s so illusory, it frightens me. I’m house sitting for a friend and he has this beautiful book, Handcrafted Modern by Leslie Williamson put out by Rizzoli. This … Continue reading

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je t’aime

Four years ago I went to Paris to visit my cousin while she was there doing a study abroad stint. My relationship had been grinding to a slow but steady halt. I had wanted us to go together, but found … Continue reading

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