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Jazz Sexton
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Editor, writer, and professional procrastinator
Editor, writer, and professional procrastinator

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Jenny Lewis in Color
I saw a goddess perform on stage tonight, and her name is Jenny Lewis! Jenny opened the Three Rivers Arts Festival in Pittsburgh this evening to a crowd of older folk, the younger crowd, and the littlest voyagers--all about six years old--wearing their own ...

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I Was Good With Money When I Had None
"Want to see what I irresponsibly spent my money on this week?" This is a joke I run by friends sometimes when I've bought something unnecessary. It used to be month instead of week. I buy lots of pretty dresses from Modcloth, and I feel into a Blythe obses...

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Reliable and Responsible
I was unreliable today. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that my therapist doesn't charge me for missing my appointment this morning. I called her office at 9 when secretaries start answering phones (also the time of my appointment), was put on hold for 10 mi...

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Cinderella and Her Father
My religion is listed on Facebook as Folklore and Faerie Tales, and that's what I'd tell you if you asked, with the addition that I was baptized Roman Catholic. I turn to faerie tales in times of distress the way others turn to scripture. These stories are ...

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When I Was Ambitious
Ten years ago when I eagerly entered the workforce, employers favored opening their interviews with this question: What three words would you use to describe yourself? This question excited me because I had such a crackerjack answer in store. "Ambitious, re...

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Knockout Knits by Laura Nelkin
Laura Nelkin’s Knockout
Knits offers a collection of feminine projects that feel at once new and
familiar. Nelkin’s designs incorporate beads, tassels, and stitch combinations
that result in playful and elegant garments. Her use of beads never feels overdon...

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All the quotes from Veronika Decides to Die that were written for me (and maybe for you, too)
Have you ever read a book that made you feel you were the person the author intended to write it for? That's what happened to me when I read Veronika Decides to Die by Paulo Coehlo. My friends teased me about the title, and asked if I was okay. Don't let it...

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On Missing Someone Who Hurt You
This month I've been dealing with bad memories from a particular time in my life. These memories cover a period 4-8 years ago, and simultaneously feel very recent and like a lifetime ago. I'm not sure why my mind picked now to steamroll me with everything. ...
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