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Je suis ecrivan, guitariste dans la groupe du indie rock Corita, et une New Yorkaise (mais pas d'origine). J'aime l'art, la musique, la mode, et faire du velo.

A week in Eindhoven: Dutch Design Week, ADE and Onder de Leidingstraat

A week in Eindhoven: Dutch Design Week, ADE and Onder de Leidingstraat

Famous Dutch light It already seems like a lifetime ago, but just the other week I bolted to Eindhoven, in the Netherlands, to work at Dutch Design Week, celebrate the opening of a new Shapeways factory and start to understand just... Lire la suite ›

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Growing DIY

Growing DIY

Sign for my talk in Madison, WI A year ago today I set off on two-week loop through the Midwest for a major leg of my book tour for Grow.  It was a chance to revisit places I’d visited several times and loved, like Minneapolis, Detroit,... Lire la suite ›

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Fifteen Years of Zine Making and Indulgence 12

Fifteen Years of Zine Making and Indulgence 12

Indulgence numbers 11 & 12 with Grow at Brooklyn Zine Fest When I was seventeen and ordering records through the mail from Kill Rock Stars and K Records I stumbled upon something amazing: zines, or small, self-published magazines, that... Lire la suite ›

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Out of This World

Out of This World

I know, it’s been a minute since there’s been any fashion posts on this blog! What happened? Well, in NYC it’s winter and so usually I’m wearing 18 layers just to leave the house, so there’s really nothing to... Lire la suite ›

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Goodbye to All of You (who want to go)

Goodbye to All of You (who want to go)

I composed this post while I was walking home through the silent, Brooklyn, evening during a mid-winter snowstorm. I love the times when NYC is quiet and feels like it’s taking a rare, much needed pause. I just had drinks at my... Lire la suite ›

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Letting go of 2013

Letting go of 2013

At the end of 2013 I set out to set my goals and intentions for the New Year. I’m not one for full on “resolutions” because the beginning of January rarely feels like a rebirth, but rather, simply the beginning of the... Lire la suite ›

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Writerly love for New York City

Writerly love for New York City

Every New York-based publication I’ve picked up lately has had an article about young people, mostly writers or artists or other privileged creative types, packing up their bags and saying “Good riddance” to New York... Lire la suite ›

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And Still She Dreams of LA…

And Still She Dreams of LA…

A November weekend and a cheap plane ticket seemed like a good enough reason to visit LA, but add in a Torches show and an offer of a personalized tour of East Side neighborhoods I hadn’t yet explored? Sign me up! Here’s a... Lire la suite ›

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#TeenagedSelfie

#TeenagedSelfie

I lay down in the grass and wonder why you brought me hereIn September I spent four days with my extended family traveling to Massachusetts and North Central New York State for a multi-day family gathering. These places played a key role... Lire la suite ›

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The Great American Road Trip Part 2: West Coast

The Great American Road Trip Part 2: West Coast

The modern travel way, Olympia, Washington My epic summer travels continued this month up and down the West Coast. After two weeks in the Midwest, the West Coast felt like familiar territory. I used to live in Portland, Oregon on-and-off... Lire la suite ›

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The Great American Road Trip Part 1: Midwest

The Great American Road Trip Part 1: Midwest

Somewhere in Missouri, en route to Tulsa “Killerfemme, where have you been this summer?” “Where haven’t I been?” I think, at this point. I’ve spent the past three months visiting 17 states and 23... Lire la suite ›

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All Things Glorious and True

All Things Glorious and True

“At some point in life you make a decision to be a verb instead of an adjective, and you run with it – especially when you realize what it is you are running towards and not away from. It doesn’t mean you lose your poetic nature,... Lire la suite ›

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Main Street Sheridan, Sunday Morning

Main Street Sheridan, Sunday Morning

Sometimes a place strikes you. The architecture. The quality of the light. The collection of buildings that are more than the sum of their parts. Early Sunday morning in Sheridan, Wyoming my uncle (who is an accomplished photographer) and... Lire la suite ›

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The Green Grass of Wyoming

The Green Grass of Wyoming

When I was a child my mom and I would go out to Sheridan, Wyoming for two weeks a summer to visit my Aunt, Uncle and first cousins Ben and Heather. We would go in June or July, but I can’t remember the last time that we visited that... Lire la suite ›

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The “Other Portland” Reconsidered

The “Other Portland” Reconsidered

My early life is a tale of two Portlands. I grew up in and around the city of Portland, Maine. It is a small city of about 60,000 people about two hours north of Boston that features century-old brick buildings, wharves, narrow cobblestone... Lire la suite ›

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Oh baby drive away to Malibu

Oh baby drive away to Malibu

“Not Afraid Anymore” tattoo by Emily North There are certain places that become a legend before you even get a chance to visit. As a child of the 80s “Malibu” had a strong currency in my mind though I didn’t... Lire la suite ›

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Return of the Zine!

Return of the Zine!

Before I was a world famous blogger and these musings on my life, clothes, travels, and writing were read by millions (or at least by my mom, hi mom!), I poured by personal writing out into a small, handmade publication called Indulgence.... Lire la suite ›

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12 hours left and 10 reasons to support my book Grow!

12 hours left and 10 reasons to support my book Grow!

I can’t believe there are just 12 hours left in my fundraising campaign on RocketHub.com to support my book Grow’s North American tour and the development of workshops for creatives with do it yourself projects to plan for success... Lire la suite ›

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Cats, Crowdfunding and Community: Support Grow!

Oh, hello! How are you? I know things have been a little quiet on this blog lately, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy. I’ve been working like crazy on the crowdfunding campaign to raise $7,000 by April 1st to... Lire la suite ›

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Introducing the Grow book trailer and fundraising campaign!

I’m so excited to share this trailer for my book Grow: How to take your do it yourself project and passion to the next level and quit your job! with you. The animation was created by the talented Mackenzie Katz and it lays out the... Lire la suite ›

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