juliette + cyril + louis

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i went to the monaco yacht show for work last month. after the show, my friend juliette invited me to stay at her house in antibes, an hour away from monaco. it was great spending time with her, her gorgeous … Continue reading


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i ran a marathon. i ran 26.2 fucking miles (that’s 42 kilometers for my metric system peeps). without walking. for a kid who grew up being the last one picked in PE class, a girl who was nerdy and awkward, … Continue reading


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i spent two days in london for work last month. it was the first time i was there on my own and it felt good to walk around with no agenda. i also got to see tara, my sister’s best … Continue reading

the girl who reads

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a dear friend sent me the text below. there is a great joy that comes from feeling understood. “You should date an illiterate girl. Date a girl who doesn’t read. Find her in the weary squalor of a Midwestern bar. … Continue reading

the gamache sisters

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i met allison at work when she had just arrived in south florida from seattle. this poor white girl felt so out of place in hispanic country so i extended my brazilian warmth to make her feel welcome (and show … Continue reading

amarillo hops

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my friend allison’s grandfather discovered amarillo hops and patented the variety a while back. luckily, it was harvest season when i visited her last month and i got a full tour of the farm and the procedure, from harvest to … Continue reading

i’m with the band

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washington state music festival + being friends with people from the band + camping + beer = amazing time for more information on the band not amy visit their fb page. you can also watch chad bault’s intimate performance for … Continue reading