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Just another 30-something writing about the internet, nostalgia, culture, entertainment, and life. Author, screenwriter, copywriter. www.carlyjhallman.com

Work-study was my way to a college education. But was spending time on a useless, low-paid job really worth it?

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On digital heirlooms and ongoing conversations

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But they can remind us of who we might become

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Five vital lessons I learned along the way

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How a year of eating at home has ended my lifelong love affair

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Dogs offer so much more than just companionship

My dog Harpo in his favorite park


Express Yourself

Sometimes, being a writer means letting go of your goals

Laptop open on a desk with lamp, wintry landscape outside the window.
Laptop open on a desk with lamp, wintry landscape outside the window.
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Are we finally ready to stop worshipping at her altar?

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It’s easy to follow health guidelines, but it’s much harder to look away

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This Is Us

On the twee language of pregnancy and motherhood

Closeup shot of an person holding a sonogram in front of their pregnant belly.
Closeup shot of an person holding a sonogram in front of their pregnant belly.
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Carly J Hallman

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