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A Week in the Life: Springtime Saturday

Lie in. Discover Paul has downloaded a new iPad game and has been playing some weird equivalent of Risk for hours as I slept.  He shouts at me because I wake up Not Hungry, and he is afraid of me … Continue reading

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A Week in the Life: Heathrow Happy Hour

By Friday, I was that special kind of exhausted — that hot and dizzy kind of Too Much Going On tired that didn’t go away with water and clementines, which seemed to be my panacea lately. I was in the … Continue reading

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A Week in the Life: Thursday

From a taxi, between meetings in London. This winter has been so long, and when I left New York on Tuesday, the spring was just creeping up on us.  In London, the weather was gorgeous, and even between meetings, and … Continue reading

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A Week in the Life: Urge for Going

After the call with Andrew on Tuesday, and Everything Else, I finally escaped New York. I’ve been like that lately — when the going gets tough, the tough get the hell out of Manhattan. Maybe I was always like that.  … Continue reading

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A Week in the Life: Stuff the International Woman of Mystery Likes

I have to travel this week.  I have to travel a lot.  This week, though, I find myself at the murky delta of “trying to be proactive by sending out laundry” and “forgetting that the laundry service switched vendors and is now on a … Continue reading

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A Week in the Life: Margaritaville, And Other Stories

I ran a half-marathon in Middletown, CT on Sunday.  It was crisp, and clear, and a mile or so into my race, a grizzled, Forrest Gump-like runner fell into step with me and ran with me for nine miles.  His … Continue reading

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Two Weeks in the Life — Snuggle Sunday

We’ve come to the end of this narrative adventure. I woke up late again today. I feel like crap.  The thing about this illness is: it’s a shape-shifting suckfest. But today, Roo is home; I am home; New York is … Continue reading

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Two Weeks in the Life — Sunny Saturday

It is Saturday afternoon.  I have missed my Refine class.  I am hours overdue for a run and appointment with my trainer.  I am sometimes prone to lateness, but not by hours.  Usually by a window of approx. 10 mins. … Continue reading

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Two Weeks in the Life — Full-On Friday

It is Friday. Right?  It’s Friday? I decide to leave the office early, which is the best worst decision I have made in at least three days.  Strand, eee and I are planning to meet for drinks at eee’s place … Continue reading

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Two Weeks in the Life — Thrashing Thursday

It is springtime in New York, and I wake up in my own home with absolutely no idea where I am.  Last night I fell asleep on top of the covers, and I wake up sideways on the bed, with … Continue reading

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