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Friendship & the Cult of “Me”

With greater accessibility (read: social media) comes greater expectations. The lines have blurred between distance and intimacy. And with this, a wave of confusion. The pressure to “keep up” with friends of a certain time and place is heightened. Questions don’t necessarily include “How can I be a friend?” but “Do I need to be a friend?”

In the midst of this chaos is the echoing chasm of…

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“The idea [of the parlor] was to create an elevated environment where people could cultivate delicate sensibilities and higher interests.” David Brooks in Bobos in Paradise

It was with smiling recognition that I reflected on my father’s very specific use…

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Three young women in my life are currently experiencing differing levels of brokenness, alienation, and hurt as a result of past relationships, which prompts me to consider what the road to wholeness and healing might look like for all of us whose moments…

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Bumbling, backward, and what might be worse.
Simple, sweet, and close to the land.
What always reared its head as simplistic and unimportant
Now shines as true and the apex of meaning.

The South.
Iconic, idyllic, and insidious.
Seeping into the marrow by…

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I’ve been struck by something.

As I’ve reflected on the birth of the Christian religion, it has dawned on me that Jesus and his followers were immense failures. I’m not talking about their relative unimportance, but rather, what seems to be their failure…

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As Spring seems to finally be pressing itself into the city with its warmth and transcendence, my soul seems to be expanding with the buds which push themselves up from the dirt. New birth.

As the city begins to come alive as if for the first time, I can…

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On Brunch: Restorer of Humanity

I once somewhat facetiously told an interviewer my love affair with brunch by confidently…

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Green Knit:

Orazio Luciano White Twill Shirt
Ring Jacket Brown Check Blazer
Sorley Armoury Wool Cashmere Knit Tie 

(via iqfashion)


SAG Awards Red Carpet

Marion Cotillard in Dior Haute Couture and Chopard

Photo by Donato Sardella

Things aren’t all so tangible and sayable as people would usually have us believe; most experiences are unsayable, they happen in a space that no word has ever entered, and more unsayable than all other things are works of art, those mysterious existences, whose life endures beside our own small, transitory life
Rainer Maria Rilke (via guidemeinyourtruth)