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Hailie Durrett
"You can never be overdressed or overeducated." -Oscar Wilde
"You can never be overdressed or overeducated." -Oscar Wilde

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a lesson in waiting, and the start of a new normal
DISCLAIMER: this is a very long post. And kind of emotional. But there is a happy ending (sorry if I ruined it for you). In the past, I have prided myself on transparency and honesty. I have claimed to hold myself to a standard of genuineness (is that reall...

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cs lewis on stars
“And men said  that the blood of the stars  flowed in her veins.” -C. S. Lewis, The Silver Chair

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divine desires: community and creation
For those of you who have been wondering what my recent instameeting is all is a VERY long answer. photo from #silomeet taken by the VERY talented  @jasonixcamparij It has been almost a complete year that I have been back in Houston, now as an ...

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a verse for this season
I wait for the Lord,  my whole being waits,  and in His word do I hope. Psalm 130:5, NIV

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a quote for you
"She is delightfully chaotic;  a beautiful mess.  Loving her is  a splendid adventure." -Steve Maraboli

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a new venture: hand lettering
So handwriting has never been my strength. One might even dare to say that in the past, my handwriting has been my shortcoming. But for some odd reason, I have developed an interest in hand lettering and calligraphy.  One of my goals (I just hate the concep...

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music: somewhere only we know (lily allen cover)
I cannot stop playing this song over and over and over again. Seriously, I think my neighbors are probably tired of hearing it. I mean I loooooove the Keane original version of this song, completely overplayed the Glee cover (you did too, admit it…). And no...

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I love Thanksgiving. It truly is one of my all-time favorite holidays. I think it might even be #1. (Don't tell Christmas…) Thanksgiving is just the best. It's a time with family that doesn't revolve around materialism. There's none of the silly "happy holi...

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drake vs. benjamin franklin
A few weeks ago, I was tutoring someone on the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (a great read, I recommend strongly!). Anyway, the student and I were discussing it, and I told him that a good way to remember the theme of it was to compare it to Drake's "S...

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around these parts: instagrams of late
Just in case you don't follow me on every single social media platform, here are some instagrams of my recent adventures. (sidebar: I am an instagram addict with no shame) street art in paris art in paris boba in paris paris houston freeway rehearsal dinner...
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