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This One’s For the Girls

This One’s For the Girls

  “Female friendships that work are relationships in which women help each other belong to themselves.” – Louise Bernikow   One Saturday night, a few weekends ago, I was sitting around a roaring fire with a group of friends. For a moment, everything went a […]

To Be Or Not To Be.. Single

To Be Or Not To Be.. Single

  “As a self described idealist, I never consider myself as single. I like to say that I’m in between romances at the moment.” – Carl Henegan   You hear it in bar stool stories and coffee shop murmurs, quips of passing conversations on your […]

Careful Newport, Your Privilege is Showing

Careful Newport, Your Privilege is Showing

  “Those who have the privilege to know, have the duty to act.” – Albert Einstein   It’s tourist season in Newport again. Mopeds and bicycles, bucket hats and hawaiian shirts flood the roads. Families stroll down Brick Market Place as couples toast with champagne, […]

Write Your Heart Out, Kid

Write Your Heart Out, Kid

  “Growing up is losing some illusions, in order to acquire others.” – Virginia Woolf   I’m not going to get into the nitty-gritty here, but rather, simply explain that lately I’ve been feeling the need to use this blog for something more. Those of […]

College 101: The Relationship I Will Never Regret

College 101: The Relationship I Will Never Regret

Everyone says that the ‘college years’ are the best years of your life. They’re a time to go out and explore the world and to explore the people in it. They’re a time to form relationships and fall in love, whether it’s with the wrong […]

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

I’m the kind of person who lives for the start of the new year. For some reason, New Year’s Day feels like a complete reset. It’s an opportunity to consider what I’ve already achieved and to set new goals for the twelve months that lie […]