September 2014

Postcard of Avalon houses

Living in New York City, you get used to maximizing the little space you do have. Things that I took for granted growing up in the suburbs are a rare premium here: a dishwasher, a washer/dryer, a hall closet, a front yard and a backyard and a side yard. Even just the concept of having […]

September 25, 2014 Continue reading…

The highlights of summer 2014

Without a doubt, summer is my favorite season. My favorite outfit is a sundress and sandals, I want to spend every single minute in the sunshine, and I just love the long days and late nights. Growing up in California, autumn wasn’t anything too special: a bit of a shoulder season where it was still […]

September 22, 2014 Continue reading…

Of the moment // 9.19.14

One of the reasons why I blog is simply to have the space to write: getting things “on paper” helps me to process my feelings and organize my thoughts. I also love having a record of my life over the past few years: a place that holds all of my stories, my photos, the ups […]

September 19, 2014 Continue reading…

Postcard from a skyscraper sunset

New York City has some epic sunsets, but too often they’re hidden behind all of those skyscrapers. The only way to remedy this: go up to the very top of one of those skyscrapers. Top of the Rock and the Empire State Building are great public options, but it’s even more fun if it’s not a […]

September 18, 2014 Continue reading…

Date night: Museum Hack!

Museums are one of my favorite solo activities: I like to put some classical music in my headphones and wander around as slowly as I please. Sometimes I sit down in front of a piece of art, ostensibly to examine the piece but usually just to people-watch. I usually get museum fatigue after about an […]

September 17, 2014 Continue reading…

When it rains, it pours and notes on what’s happening next

Here’s what the last couple of weeks have looked like: I’d accepted one job offer, put in my two weeks’ notice, went through three rounds of interviews in 48 hours for another position (that was cleared by HR on the day that I put in my two weeks’), accepted a great side freelance gig, found out […]

September 15, 2014 Continue reading…

Of the moment // 9.12.14

One of the reasons why I blog is simply to have the space to write: getting things “on paper” helps me to process my feelings and organize my thoughts. I also love having a record of my life over the past few years: a place that holds all of my stories, my photos, the ups […]

September 12, 2014 Continue reading…