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Notes from Nanea | Finding Plenty

November 22, 2018 // 1 Comment

I take two deep breaths to try and steady myself, but that isn’t enough. My chest is tight. I’m clenching my fists like I’m ready to fight, and my teeth ache. I’ve [...]

The Comfort of Making Things

September 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

A few weeks before 9/11, a movie producer taught me to knit at a press junket. I was a marketing executive at Sony and spent my days with people who made things—movies, [...]

Notes from Nanea | The Parts of You

August 23, 2018 // 1 Comment

My dear Sweatpants & Coffee tribe, To say that I am a different person now than I was just a few years ago is technically true but a gross understatement. It’s like [...]

Notes from Nanea | Cleanse

July 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

My dear Sweatpants & Coffee tribe, I’ve been obsessed lately with cleansing and purging. Not with special teas or diets; nothing involving fasting or bodily fluids. I [...]

Personal Essays | Mourning the Living

July 10, 2018 // 1 Comment

It's possible to mourn the loss of someone who is still alive. I've been mourning the loss of my mom since she was diagnosed with Alzheimer's eight years ago. [...]
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