Because it’s the ultimate fail.

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My life doesn’t look like it’s supposed to.

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Did I mention I’m an only child?

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And yes, I did it during COVID-19. Here’s what I learned.

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What would Julia do?

Julia Child, from

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And why I use a fake name to write

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Stop doing this immediately.

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I’m a warrior now. My warrior name is “Dark Lilac.”

Tom Ford “Whitney” Sunglasses in Dark Lilac

Enough with the self-help and life hacks, let’s take naps and drink wine

“The Feast of Achelous” ca. 1615, Rubens

Confessions of a self-described Sybarite.

Adeline Dimond

Federal attorney. On my way to cuddle your dog. To connect:

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