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When Ghosts of the Past Come Calling

There's always going to be that someone whom you never think that you will hear from again. All it takes is one text message, phone call, Instagram follow/like...suddenly, they're back. And, it's never someone that you only lost touch with -- no -- it's the love of your life. It's the man that held your… Continue reading When Ghosts of the Past Come Calling

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Remember to Love Thyself

It's Valentine's Day -- my least favorite day of the year, but also a day that I have always celebrated by myself. Last year, I spent it at home watching You've Got Mail, with a glass of white wine, after having cooked myself dinner. The year before that, I attempted to cook my mother dinner… Continue reading Remember to Love Thyself

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Living in a state of quarantine

Quarantine has been hard. I haven't seen any friends -- in person or via Zoom/Houseparty/Skype/Facetime or whatever else the cool kids are using to communicate today. My job became completely remote, in March, when NYC shut down so I have been working, and until two months ago, I was in graduate school. Busy, busy, busy.… Continue reading Living in a state of quarantine

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“And now, the chapter is closed and done”

Welcome to a new year, a new decade, a new chapter in my life. I'm a slightly happier, healthier, almost 27-year-old woman, working in a job she loves (that might actually blossom into a life-long career), spending time with friends and family that I admire and care about.Last year, when I was trying to picture… Continue reading “And now, the chapter is closed and done”

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Considering the stay

I'm sitting at work and I have music playing and "You Matter to Me" from the musical Waitress comes up next in my shuffled playlist. When I saw the play, I sobbed during this song. Mostly because I was meant to see the play with my boyfriend and instead was seeing it with my little… Continue reading Considering the stay