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Fourteen Going on Thirty

Anyway we walk quickly because it’s cold and I say, “I’m thirty!” but I’m also fourteen and twenty-one and making all those mistakes.

To All the Twenties I’ve Been Before 

Dear twenty-seven-year-old Caroline,
Quit your job.

Buy the Damn Christmas Tree

Among all of the challenges that I imagined were standing between me and a tree, allow me to share some of my favorites.

New York City Marathon

It’s almost enough to make you want to give up, walking home with grocery bags almost ripping.

Slices of Asphalt 

“How many parking spaces do you think our apartment would take up?”

Stacking Wood (The Homestead Still Teaches)

I learned that home is a team sport.

A Report from Nerd Camp

A Report from Nerd Camp

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This workshop is tuition-free, assignment-free, and pretty stress-free, but soon I’ll be back at my own school, and the cloud of duties will descend.

The Positively Phototactic Beetles of East Hampton

The Positively Phototactic Beetles of East Hampton

They must have died eventually, the ones that we didn’t scoop out. 

Disappointment, Victory, and Not Telling Mom

Disappointment, Victory, and Not Telling Mom

What I learned on this year’s Dover was how to sit in the disappointment with friends and then to race around joyfully on borrowed red bicycles.

My Brother in Bushwick

My Brother in Bushwick

But what Andrew likes best about his new place are the bookstores in the neighborhood.

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