Finding Your People: Making Friends in New York City

June 21, 2017 1
There’s one thing that I couldn’t pack-up and bring with me New York City. No matter how hard I tried to fit them in my suitcase, it just wouldn’t work. It’s hard to leave…

The New York Normal: Three Years Later

June 13, 2017 1
It was near the beginning of year two in New York the first time I really felt like a New Yorker. I was leaving my office in Midtown. As I stood at the corner…

Eat, Pray, Love Didn’t Make Me Do It

June 7, 2017 2
How is this for an Eat, Pray, Love experience? I’m sitting in my New York apartment practicing Italian phrases in preparation for my first European adventure. A few weeks ago, I read a collection…

On Turning Thirty: “Here’s Looking At You, Kid.”

February 8, 2017 1
Thirty used to seem old and distant. I thought life would be robotic and the best of your adventures were years behind you. Little did I know! Now that I’m turning thirty, I feel…

The Struggle is Real: New York City Apartment Hunting

January 3, 2017 3
I watched intently as my boyfriend raised the pick-ax above his head and slammed it back down on my bulky couch. When I battled that same narrow doorway I knew two and half years…

The Tale of The Sexy Sax Man

September 22, 2016 1
The first time I was introduced to the Sexy Sax Man was in Tenerife. I was lucky enough to be spending three weeks on that glorious piece of the earth. It was my second summer…