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September 2013

Postcard from Coney Island

Coney Island was on my list of "things to do this summer" but somehow, I didn't make it there until the very first day of fall. Luckily, the weather was perfect for an afternoon of reading on the beach, strolling along the boardwalk and indulging in...
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My happiest moment

In October 2011, I sold my first piece to a magazine. I vividly remember the day I found out: it was a sunny and warm in Melbourne, one of the first beautiful days of spring. I read the email and walked out to a stretch of park a few blocks from my...
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Postcard from a bike ride to Fort Tryon Park

During the last long days of summer, I decided to bike up to Fort Tryon Park on a Saturday morning. I first visited Fort Tryon Park last August, and located off 190th Street, it just seemed so incredibly far away--even though I was staying on the...
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On the scene at New York Fashion Week

While I might be beach-hopping in New York on the weekends or sailing to the Statue of Liberty at sunset, I'm usually in front of a computer from 9 to 5, Monday through Friday as the social media and marketing manager for ONA. One of the perks of...
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Postcard from New York beaches

Being able to go to the beach for the day: I always thought that was something people in Los Angeles did, not New Yorkers. I honestly never even thought about easy beach days when I moved to the city, since I figured that was reserved for rich people...
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Comparison is the thief of joy

Comparison is the thief of joy.  It’s one of those things that you know, you KNOW, even though you can’t quite stop comparing yourself to your friends and your neighbors and your co-workers and bloggers and the people you follow on Instagram...
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Postcard from the Irish Famine Memorial

After Aly and I spent the afternoon hitting balls at the Chelsea Piers Golf Club, we decided to take a leisurely bike ride along the West Side Highway and through Battery Park. As we rode through the Financial District, we were shocked to see a...
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Capture the Color: Jordan

When Kirsten Alana nominated me to take part in the annual Capture the Color contest, I immediately thought of Jordan. I didn't know what to expect when I arrived in Jordan, but I had instant sensory overload once I stepped onto the streets of...
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