September 2014

Postcard from Governors Island

One of my “summer resolutions” was to visit Governors Island, simply because it’s only open in the summertime and because I’d never been before. But my summer weekends quickly filled up (BBQs in Brooklyn! Berkshires! Beach! Boston!) and suddenly it was Labor Day, and I was profoundly disappointed in my scheduling abilities.  And THEN as […]

September 11, 2014 Continue reading…

Of the moment // 8.5.14

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 5, 2014 Continue reading…

Notes on life lessons from a party school

One of the things I love about the end of summer and start of fall is that feeling of new beginnings: it conjures up freshly-sharped pencils and crisp, blank notebooks, a bright backpack and a brand-new pair of shoes. I always loved going back to school: I would spend hours deciding on the perfect first-day-of-school […]

September 4, 2014 Continue reading…

The best of Avalon, via Instagram

First of all: hello! It’s been a while, and I feel like so many things have been happening behind-the-scenes over here. I’ll dish on all of it soon, but my current mantra is I can handle this situation with grace. I’m repeating it over and over again until I believe it, and I’m reminding myself […]

September 3, 2014 Continue reading…