Charlotte

Book review: The 5 Love Languages

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It’s rare that I’m moved by a book enough to write a review. That’s not to say that I don’t find inspiration from the books that I read (unless it’s The Goldfinch, a not-entirely-intolerable tome that still made me want to stab myself in the eyeballs repeatedly), but they just don’t always stick with me [...]

The Magic Kimono

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Mother’s Day was a bit stressful this year, for reasons I don’t want to get into in my blog this morning. Seeing friends on Saturday night and my family on Mother’s Day proved to be the best remedy I could have asked for. On the worst of days, my parents and friends always manage to [...]

A slice of humble pie

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Several years ago, I was heading to work in the city, anxious about an editorial meeting with about 20 graphic designers and editors. The purpose of the meeting (a quarterly affair) was to discuss the season’s new releases and noteworthy titles. I had just made the quick commute over from Hoboken, and was feeling a [...]

Would you marry at first sight?

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If you’ve been here for a while, you know that reality TV is a guilty pleasure in my life. If the TV is on when I’m home, which is actually very rare since I’d much rather read, you will usually catch an episode of Real Housewives of (insert city) playing in the background (much to [...]

Confession… part 2

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Good morning, my friends! I really want to express how much your words, support, and encouragement have meant to me these past few days. I also want to address something that I inadvertently left out of my previous blog post. Going to counseling is by no means an admission of defeat—in fact, I would argue [...]

Confession

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Isn’t it funny how meticulous we are with some facets of our lives, while other more pressing items bubble impatiently under the surface? Over the past few months, I’ve been hard on myself because the words were stuck; inspiration prohibited. It has become the driest writer’s block I’ve ever experienced. I have made numerous trips [...]