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In Defense of Dabbling

There’s value in trying things without commitment

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AsAs I write this, there’s an almost-new guitar sitting in my parents’ basement, a pair of slightly scuffed tap shoes in my closet, one mostly deformed ring holder on my dresser, and a dwindling supply of handmade thank-you cards — well, somewhere in my apartment, I think.




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Liz Krieger

Liz Krieger

Liz Krieger is a freelance writer who has written for Harper’s Bazaar, The Cut, Marie Claire and many other publications. See work at

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