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Little Letters: Birthday Edition

Little Letters: Birthday Edition

I love birthdays. I am not one of those Adulty McAdultsons who don’t tell anyone it’s their birthday, and spend the day exactly as every other day, letting it slide away in insignificance. (Ahem, you know who you are, you traitor to all birthday magic.) I think birthdays are meant to be celebrated, whether you’re turning seven or fifty-seven, and I’m on a mission to destroy the myth that tells adults they are too old for enjoying birthdays. I love…

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The Birthday, and How I Spent It

The Birthday, and How I Spent It

Since I am now in my upper-twenties, I decided to take off work like a responsible adult and spend the day cavorting with Rosie, whose birthday is only five days from mine. Necessarily this involved thrift shopping, and eating amazing food, since that’s how we roll. After our somewhat-unsuccessful-but-still-fun thrifting run, we went to downtown Winston Salem for some nourishment. I recently happened upon a taco joint called Crafted, and it was the kind of place I wanted to go…

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Why Do People Like Birthdays?

Why Do People Like Birthdays?

I’ve been counting down the time to my birthday as if I were a five-year-old, and happily making plans for it for weeks. Picnics! Dressing up! Mango cream buns! I like¬†growing older, and I like celebrations and presents and cake and introspection, so I think birthdays are swell. In celebration of mine coming next week (!!!), I did a little poll among my friends, asking, “What do you like about birthdays?” So without further ado, here are some of the…

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