Put your knickers back on, you dirty bird. This ain’t that kind of story. This is a story. Of 17 samples of paint. Okay it’s more like 10 but I think we can all agree that’s about seven too many. We knew there were two rooms we wanted to paint – the television room and… Read More 50 Shades of Gray
My fiancé and I are in the midst of combining our separate large living spaces into one (small) one. We piled all of our things into a one-bedroom apartment – and I do mean ALL. The only things of mine left in my mother’s house are a sled and a baby doll bed my Papa made for… Read More So much stuff, so little space.
I know I’ve told you about les chats – but did I ever tell you about la souris? ♦—————————————————–♦ My first year in New York was, I’ll admit, a lot of late nights that had nothing to do with my job. We’d go out for a beer after work and the next thing I knew,… Read More Bell et la Bête, er…la Souris.
I should be cleaning. Unpacking. I’ve been here three weeks now. Three weeks without the hustle and bustle of New York City Streets. Three weeks of falling asleep to just the sound of crickets and the wind through the trees. Three weeks of waking up to sun in my windows, and no construction pounding away… Read More So this is my life.
Last week Diane asked me if I wanted to go to the Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Gardens, “Don’t worry I’ll drive, so you’ll be safe in the Bronx.” Funny, coming from her – a native of the Bronx. She started talking about the walls of Orchids created by the French designer Patrick… Read More Tale of PSAs Come True: NYBG Orchid Show
Hello! It’s been awhile hasn’t it? Well I found something. Obviously. My roommate and I are slowly putting our apartment together. Key word here: slowly. So, we finally decided on a table about a month ago. I know! Isn’t it thrilling! And only $30 at IKEA. The best part is that it folds down, so… Read More Tuesday Tease: Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition
I know. It’s been awhile. It’s not like I’m working an internship and a full time job and traveling between Boston and New York City for Bruins’ Saturday home games all the while working on my novel and following a raw-vegan diet so that I can stop feeling like crap… oh wait… and looking for… Read More New York-ish
“If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.” -Gerald Good Last Thanksgiving I wore a little black dress and uncomfortable heels to a dark basement bar in New York City. Lights that looked like jars of fireflies hung from the ceilings, above a long slab of maple… Read More If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness.
Am I the only one that wants their mommy when they’re sick? I didn’t think so. When I woke up at 7, struggled to get ready for work and realized I had a pounding headache, was shaking and had no voice, I first sent a message to my boss saying I was not coming in.… Read More Ma. Ma. Mom. Mom. Mommy. Mommy.
And sometimes, the only choice we have, is to hold on tight.