Tag: Life

Dreaming of a White Christmas

One of my favorite movies to watch during the holidays is Christmas Vacation. It’s one of those movies that is so entertaining to me, I am immediately sucked in no matter the scene. Yet one particular scene that resonates in my head these days…

Only in New York

I know that New York City isn’t for everybody. You either love it or hate it. I fall deeply into the “love it” camp. My adoration of this place brings me here often. The clear advantage, in addition to all my accrued American Airline…

Red Ribbon Week: AKA – Some Sort of Fresh Hell

Red Ribbon Week, for those of you not in ‘the know’, is a week in October designed and dedicated to encourage kids not to use alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. During this event every day of this week has a cutesy little catch phrase…

Don’t Even Get Me Started

There are few things in life that truly terrify me. An empty wine fridge? Totally. Trying on bathing suits? 100%. My reflection when someone FaceTimes me? For sure. But nothing puts me in a rocking fetal position with thumb in mouth faster than spiders….

Insanity: Denim Edition

Let me catch you up to speed by explaining my picture above: Pile #1: Jeans that legit don’t fit anymore (17 pairs)Pile #2: Jeans that fit, but hurt (2 pairs)Pile #3: Jeans that fit and don’t hurt (1 pair – as in uno, lone, single,…

You Are Not Having a Bad Day

Starbucks is out of strawberries for your Pink Drink? You’re not having a bad day. Stuck behind that freakishly slow cyclist on the one lane road? (Looking at you Continental!)You’re not having a bad day. Got that umpteenth rejection letter on a book you…

Hugs by Proxy

Fleeting Hugs When I picked my girls up from camp this summer I got two types of hugs: From the 11 year old – The Running Hug: a huge smile spread across her face when she saw me and then she sprinted towards me…