You may have heard or seen through the social media that I adopted a dog. Her name is Charlie and she’s a 2-year-old Chihuahua-Jack Russell (I think) mix. She’s a spunky little thing. And super small. Like 10 pounds small. My heart has expanded more than I anticipated since she arrived to my apartment on […]Read more "What to Expect When You’re Expecting… To Adopt… A Dog"
The holidays have come and gone. It seems like every year it’s even faster than the last. One moment I’m schlepping a baby Christmas tree down Hancock Street and within the blink of an eye I’m tossing it to curb, adding to a graveyard of dead pines. As usual, I went back to PA for […]Read more "I *Think* I’m an Adult Now"
I had a feeling this would be my fate. Deep down in my gut I just knew that come late fall, when the skies turned an angry gray and the golden leaves swirled around like miniature tornadoes, I would be staring out my window in frustration because the temperatures officially dropped, and my building was […]Read more "Who Needs Heat and Hot Water Anyway?"
I asked the dude from Sleigh Bells to be my pretend boyfriend last night. To be fair, I had absolutely no idea it was him. In yet another hilarious misadventure of my singlehood, I stopped by Roebling Sporting Club to visit Ryan, who I’ve known since my IUP days and manages the bar, for a […]Read more "Will You Be My (Pretend) Boyfriend?"
I hosted an apartment-warming party Friday night, and it was lovely entertaining some of my wonderful friends and coworkers. If you don’t already know this about me, I love a good theme party so I decided to take my guests on a culinary tour of my new Bed-Stuy neighborhood. The curated menu featured: Devilish eggs […]Read more "The Warmest of Warmings"
The inevitable missed connection (literally and figuratively) is something of commonplace in a city where many of us travel by foot, subway, bicycle, skateboard, etc. I would be lying to you if I said I never posted a missed connection on Craigslist since moving here. I mean, why not, right? It would make for a […]Read more "Missed Connections"
Hello and greetings from my new studio apartment in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn! I’m officially moved in and have spent two whole weeks here. My things are mostly unpacked save for a couple of boxes filled with tchotchkes, artwork and photos, and I’m slowly but surely crafting my space into a little oasis away from the hustle […]Read more "Greetings From Bed-Stuy"