Hipster bemoans having to attend birthday party for one-year-old with no shared hobbies.

I'm proud to share I grew up some more this summer. My favorite growing up moment happened about a month ago on a very ordinary August weekend in my current home of sunny Dutch Country, Pennsylvania. A couple friend of mine threw a birthday bash for their one-year old, and my boyfriend Hans and I were invited. Before …

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Intermission: A Monday Reflection

Excuse me while I take a short intermission from my typical farm-girl-in-the-city reflections and semi-embrassing short stories!Two of my great aunts passed away this week, one from each side of my family. Their passing contributed, in part, to what felt like an especially grounded weekend--grounded in a gritty, earthy, even laborious sort of way.I have a favorite …

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