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Post BlogHer12 Post: Still Marinating

blogher12 alexandra wrote new york

Everyone takes away their unique experience from BlogHer. Last year, I was inspired and exhausted. After last weekend, I am exhausted, yes. Inspired, too. And I’m swimming in gratitude. Just beginning to get my ducks in a row again. I came to BlogHer without setting crazy expectations. I had friends …

#BlogHer12 Face to Face

alexandra wrote behind the lens 1

Last year at BlogHer, I was just about everywhere. Flitting about like a hummingbird. You may have seen me. I looked something like this: I have a million fabulous memories the five days I was in San Diego photographing BlogHer ’11. And if I weren’t speaking this year, I  would …

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If Emily Posted – The When

Math was never my favorite subject, but in college I took a course in sacred geometry that blew my mind. At 20, I found an appreciation for the way numbers, nature and our everyday lives intertwine. I wish we were taught sacred geometry from childhood, made to see math as …

five great things someone else said, vol. 36

[Twitter is] like a sort of internet Ren Fair. Its like Dungeons & Dragons but for cool people who have got friends. – Craig Ferguson Anyone who knows me in real life, anyone who knows the voice behind these words, will tell you I’m a talker. A fast talker. A …

dinner at 8

If you are collector, let other people share your pride and joy. Don’t sprinkle your collection out of sight in a meaningless jumble. Notice how groups of small objects, when they are well arranged, become important and effective….Collect what you will, but see to it that you arrange your hobby …

five great things someone else said, vol 20

There’s this fabulous blog called ADVANCED STYLE where women beyond the age of your average Vogue reader share their take on fashion, style and life. It’s like the Sartorialist with the requirement of an AARP card. These women who were reading fashion magazines in the days of Carmel Snow and …