Author Archives: Madeline

Don’t Push Her

What a jarring wake up call. I usually take the bus down 16th street every morning without a care in the world, my music playing…life is all good.  But, today as we stopped in front of the Planned Parenthood offices … Continue reading

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Cinematic Gold

While growing up in my parents’ house, we weren’t allowed to watch TV.  We had no cable. I never watched nickelodeon or saturday morning cartoons.  Yes, I am that clueless adult who has no idea what fraggle rock is. The … Continue reading

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My favorite things

As we reach the end of the year, I have thought a lot about my favorite things– clothes I like, blogs I read, people I love, food I love to eat.  I thought I’d share and hopefully you can add … Continue reading

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Virtual Dating

About six months ago, Griffin and I shifted our relationship from a 10-minute walk away to 1,500 miles away with the start of new jobs in DC and Arkansas.  We’ve done amazingly well, but it still gets hard time to … Continue reading

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It Feels Like a Movie Here

Reunions are glorious things. So much food. So much cuddling. So much laughing. The Highlights: Katie’s glorious apartment in west midtown. The light is movie magical. The couches are comfortable. The beds expandable. The DVD player doesn’t like us very … Continue reading

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Reunion!

Today I travel to NYC for an informal reunion of my study abroad program pals.  Almost 2 years ago we packed our bags, stuffed cipro in our pockets, and flew to India starting one of the most formative experiences of … Continue reading

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Fulfilling Those Random Urges

Yesterday I had the urge to paint. I finally gathered most of the art supplies from my parent’s house and constructed my easel, reorganized my set of acrylic paints, and washed brushes. After all that preparation, I sat there thinking … Continue reading

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