Posts Tagged with "portland"

How Bollywood Dance Changed My Life

Thursday, August 4, 2011

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How Bollywood Dance Changed My Life

“Don’t worry. The beat will get embedded in your heart,” my Bollywood instructor reassured us. We’d just had an intense, whirlwind introduction to the new dance we’d be learning, and we must have looked a little unsure of ourselves. Dance is not one of those arts that comes naturally to me. It’s always made me […]

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Looking Up From Your Laptop and Feeling Like an Alien

Monday, July 25, 2011

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Looking Up From Your Laptop and Feeling Like an Alien

I’m going to keep today’s post short and sweet. I’ve been writing/revising my book for the last eight hours (not counting the months leading up to the last eight hours). I just shipped it off to my top secret editors, and now my brain is a little fried. (I actually considered just making today’s post […]

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My Tumultuous Relationship with the Violin, and Why Some Interests Deserve a Second Chance

Thursday, July 21, 2011

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My Tumultuous Relationship with the Violin, and Why Some Interests Deserve a Second Chance

I started begging for violin lessons when I was three. My mom played the violin (when she wasn’t painting or being a psychology professor). Dad played the piano (when he wasn’t studying his Scrabble words or being a music education professor). (Does that about explain me?) The violin was a no-brainer. To me, it was […]

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A Love Letter to Portland

Thursday, June 30, 2011

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A Love Letter to Portland

The bus pulled over to the curb. Outside, a woman with bright pink hair was securing a large black pug in its carrier purse. I smiled. The spot beside me was free. They’re going to sit next to me and when they do, I’m going to strike up a conversation, I willed to the universe. […]

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A Timezone Change, Guest Post on Brazen Careerist and #WDS Meetup

Thursday, June 2, 2011

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A Timezone Change, Guest Post on Brazen Careerist and #WDS Meetup

Today’s post comes to you in the form of a guest post over at Brazen Careerist. I think you’ll enjoy this one: Why I Chose Not to Become a Lawyer

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My Epic Goals for 2011

Thursday, December 30, 2010

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My Epic Goals for 2011

As a general rule, both multipotentialites and lifestyle designers love setting goals. Consequently, the end of a calendar year is often marked by an outpouring of mass goal-setting in the blogosphere and a flurry of excitement about the future. I am, of course, no exception. I adore the process of turning grand ideas into actionable […]

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