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How to Make Grown Woman Friendships—A Conversation with Wayétu Moore

Why is “a women in love” presumably about a partner in her bed? When love is such a many-muscled and fearsome thing? When the biggest love in our lives may have nothing to do with sweaty...

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The Secret Shirt

The Secret Shirt

In the spring of 8th grade, I made a secret purchase. From the front it was nothing special: a...

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How to / Transition Careers

How to / Transition Careers

Last autumn, I had one of those pee-your-pants-is-this-my-life moments as I swung open a pair of...

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Moths By Jennifer O’Grady

Moths By Jennifer O’Grady

Moths By Jennifer O’Grady Adrift in the liberating, late light of August, delicate, frivolous,...

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One Art by Elizabeth Bishop

One Art by Elizabeth Bishop

What’s more aligned with the values of slow living than indulging in some poetry? Taking the...

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Growth

Growth

It took me some time to become an adult. I remember that before, I was incapable of imagining what...

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Nora McInerny

Nora McInerny

I’m not so worried anymore, because now I know nobody knows what they are doing in life, and...

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Pocket PMF: Myths of Adulthood

Pocket PMF: Myths of Adulthood

In our last pocket episode of the season, Christina, Linne, Veronica and Carie are talking about...

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doré a new page

A New Page

One of my greatest joys in life is watching the people I love grow into themselves. But while we can...

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Sibling Summers

Sibling Summers

To be surrounded by three brothers is an adventure. Growing up meant watching every roadside boulder...

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The Fashion of Self-Discovery

The Fashion of Self-Discovery

The night before I headed out of town for the holidays, I was watching Ellen DeGeneres’ stand-up...

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