September 2015

Notes on being lucky

“On social media, we all want to be seen as ducks, a term researchers at Stanford University came up with to convey how, like the animal, young women want to be seen as gliding serenely along, but in fact under the surface are paddling ferociously.” –The #LuckyGirl Hashtag Makes Effort a Social-Media Taboo, The Atlantic […]

September 29, 2015 Continue reading…

Of the moment // 9.25.15

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 25, 2015 Continue reading…

A week in California

I’m back in New York City–after a glorious eight whole days in California! The trip combined work, play and family time: catching up with my family in Sacramento, a conference in San Francisco, and a wedding in San Jose. I always claim that New York is the best city, and California is the best state. Even […]

September 24, 2015 Continue reading…

Of the moment // 9.18.15

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 18, 2015 Continue reading…

Postcard from Niagara-on-the-Lake

Although I was excited for a weekend escape to Niagara Falls, I also knew that there was only so much time I’d want to spend looking at a waterfall. And after we saw it from several different angles–the American side, the Canadian side, up close on Maid of the Mist and even from above on Niagara Helicopters–I […]

September 17, 2015 Continue reading…

Notes on personal brands

My name and my blog and my life have been intertwined for the last five years, which is really just a fraction of my life–but in 2015, it can seem like nothing existed before there was Google and Facebook there to confirm it. When you Google my name, this life spills out in front of […]

September 14, 2015 Continue reading…

Of the moment // 9.11.15

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 11, 2015 Continue reading…