January 2015

Date idea: DiFara Pizza, a legendary Brooklyn pizzeria

One of the coolest things about working at Vimeo is that I can legitimately watch awesome videos as part of my job. A few weeks ago, The Best Thing I Ever Done popped up in my feed: the short film is “a portrait of DeMarco and his beloved pizzeria, an exploration of his rise to […]

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Of the moment // 1.9.14

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 […]

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Postcard from a Brooklyn Bridge sunrise

One of my 2012 resolutions was to see more sunrises. Even though 2012 has long since come and gone, the simplicity of that statement continues to motivate me to wake up a little earlier and watch the day come in.On New Year’s Eve, I woke up to my alarm clanging at 6am. I brushed my […]

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What I’m going to do more of in 2015

This year’s mantra, courtesy of Alice Walker: Look closely at the present you are constructing: it should look like the future you are dreaming. Every year, I get more confident in my own skin and in my own decisions. I recognize my patterns and my pet peeves and the peculiar things that make me happy (and […]

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A good things jar

One of my 2014 resolutions was to have a good things jar: a physical place where I could write down the good things that happened throughout the year and where I could watch those happy moments pile up. On New Year’s Eve, I woke up early: I biked across the Williamsburg Bridge in the dark […]

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Wishing you the best year yet

“May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make some art–write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you […]

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