Happy Birthday to Femsplain!

The theme over on Femsplain this month is “dreams,” which is pretty cute considering they just made a huge dream of mine come true. I’m delighted to announce that I am now a featured contributor for Femsplain! I’ve sung the praises of Femsplain before. The digital publication—which turns one year old this month—is run by women, […]

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Journal entry: morning commute

So here is your daily life at the beginning of October. You get up at 7:25am and put on your nice jeggings from Uniqlo, the soft, tight-enough ones in dark business colors that you wear with a thick brown belt and knee-high boots. You drag one of your two leather jackets across your shoulders, the pink […]

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5 Tips for High School Grads about College

5 Tips for High School Grads about College I gave my advice for Greenwich High seniors about college on Greenwich Free Press! That image you have of yourself as a senior four years from now, valedictorian and accepted to a great law school? Yeah, probably not. Very few of my friends wound up where they expected to be […]

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journal entry: graduation

Graduation day is very slow, waffles, your boyfriend does not want to wake up and cannot find his dress socks, your parents manage to get parking in the Vine lot because they arrive early, there are a lot of pictures, you are flustered. Everyone seems cranky and you bristle and he shakes their hands. More pictures. They go […]

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Foss Hill, mon amour

One of these days you will write the next great coming-of-age tale, and it will end with the heroine standing alone on top of Foss Hill, looking out at the old brick buildings and the grass having just experienced some great epiphany. You don’t know yet how she gets there, what land mines of post-adolescent […]

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