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Dial a Friend

Dial a Friend

May 23, 2017 | 4 Comments

About a year ago, I was tapping out a mini-series dealing with a valley I’d recently explored in my life. That valley was loneliness. After moving across the country from a phenomenal job, loving coworkers, and all of my friends and family in 2012, I struggled to find a tribe. At some point, things clicked […]

Six Months Later

Six Months Later

May 11, 2017 | 2 Comments

I remember sitting in Freshman English watching the smoke and chaos of September 11th unfold on the television set mounted in the corner of the room. I remember sharing a pint with my husband at an Irish pub in Chicago the night Obama got elected. And I remember the shock and utter confusion I felt […]

We Need Each Other

We Need Each Other

Apr 2, 2017 | No Comments

In January, I sat in a large room that had become a familiar place in the few months since our move. Dozens of tables full of young mamas filled the hall each Friday to gather and eat and enjoy adult conversation. A handful of newborns slept quietly in carriers, but for the most part we […]

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