live colorfully.

Robin Williams Joan Rivers Princess Diana Kate Spade These are the four celebrities whose death hit me like a ton of bricks. Ever since I got back from San Francisco (almost a year ago – WHAAT?), I said, to anyone who will listen, that as dramatic as it may sound, I felt Robin Williams’ spirit all through the city. I…

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thank you

“True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost”- Arthur Ash “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” -Cynthia Ozick Words cannot express how thankful and appreciative of the men and women who go out…

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lessons from liz

I was scrolling through Instagram the other day and in its depths I found one of those word pictures (totally not memes, as i’ve misidentified them previously) with a quote from Elizabeth Gilbert. You know, of Eat, Pray, Love  fame. I was going to write a whole post on this quote and how I’ve been feeling a bit messy lately. Then…

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book talk!

No matter how many times she entered it, Dolly never lost her sense of awe at the sheer majesty of Central Park. To her it was like its own city within a city, or perhaps more of a kingdom, the kind of place where there should be a castle in the middle, complete with a moat and drawbridge and a…

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Blogtober14 Day 15: favorite quote

How have ya beeeen, day 15? Today’s prompt is “favorite quote and why”. I decided to make this post extremely visual because, as usual, I couldn’t choose just one and I found or made one of those word pictures (you’ll see what I mean) for each one of them. I don’t know how much explaining I’m going to be doing because…

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