“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.
Of summer that is. Yes, yes. I know I’ve said it before. The leaves are falling. The breezes are cooler. The humidity doesn’t make me feel like I need an asthma inhalator. As ready as I am for the leaves to change color, and the opportunity to wear the countless jackets exploding from my closet,… Read More Lets Pretend It’s Not the End
Self tells you what to eat, when, and how to run it off. Vogue tells you what to wear, when, and how to pull it off. Allure tells you what moisturizer makes your skin glow. Glamour tells you how to dress like Vogue tells you to – but on a budget. Cosmo tells you what… Read More How About We Match Plenty of Fish and Zoosk?
Rollercoasters are surrounded by happy people, laughing with balloons and cotton candy in the hands. Painted with bright colors and exciting names like “Superman” and “Avalanche,” rollercoasters seem fun, exciting, unreal; like a transport to some magical place where people can fly. Yet, rollercoasters are the nearest metaphor for my life that I’ve ever experienced.… Read More Rollercoasters
Kristin approached me a week ago. “How do you feel about Six Flags?” I could sense the doe-eyed child-like innocence that took over my face, “Like we would go there?” I can scarecely remember the last park I went to, but I know it was in Montreal on a family vacation gone awry. I felt… Read More The Great Adventure