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The Writing Space.

The writing/creative space: we all have one. Right now, mine is not particularly elegant or interesting. Instead of the sprawling mahogany table with a window onto the ocean, it is a desk with lots of Diet Coke and string cheese.   In other words, so me.  

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You Live How You Travel (And You Travel How You Live)

Recent (and slightly controversial) thought: travel does not always make people see things in a new  light. It is definitely one of the greatest pastimes out there but can still leave certain people as uninteresting as they are at home. We all know (and, on certain occasions, are) those types — these are the tourists… Read more »

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Weekly Internet-ing: Sparkly People, Links, and Things (Foodie Edition!)

This week was pretty much all about the food. I didn’t exactly plan to spend so much of the last seven days reading, scrolling through, and, of course, eating delicious dishes of all types and textures but you can always trust a true foodie to find her way to the pasta-rolling photo on Instagram. These… Read more »

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Weekly Internet-ing: Sparkly People, Links, and Things

It’s wild to think that we are only a few days shy of April. In New York, it certainly doesn’t feel like spring — bulky winter coats and little piles of dirty snow are still a more common sight than leaves or sandals on the street. But time still passes and, with it, brings your… Read more »

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Some Quotes.

1.”I think we are well-advised to keep on nodding terms with the people we used to be, whether we find them attractive company or not.” ~Joan Didion   2. “Never give up on a dream because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” `~Earl Nightingale   3.  “Nobody… Read more »

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Planning Vs. You Know, Not

I am the type of person who makes a lot of plans. I make plans for the things I’ll do at work and the  things I’ll do after work. I make plans for the chapters of a book I’ll read and the exercises at the gym I’ll do on a particular day. But I am… Read more »

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Computer Issues

Computer issues prevent me from putting together a proper blog post. 🙁 I’m typing this post up on my iPad to not break my streak of blogging during every day of 2017 but am definitely too annoyed from my computer breakdown to find photos or write anything more substantial. Until tomorrow, pals!

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Weekly Internet-ing: Sparkly People, Links, and Things

When you work in breaking news like I do, it’s easy to get swept up by bad ones. I don’t really have any wise advice about dealing with the constant onslaught of bad news you hear about the world (neither ignoring it nor faking senseless positivity seem particularly appropriate). You both can’t and can’t not maintain normalcy. On that note,… Read more »

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5 Weird English Words, A List.

You do not have to be a writer or a linguist to appreciate a good rare word. There are some words that you just want to pronounce endlessly — due to the unusual combination of sounds, they are just that much fun to say. Here is my own list of recently-learned verbal favourites.   cacoethes, noun –… Read more »