I’ve toyed with the idea of blogging about my encounters with dating in New York City for some time now. I usually reserve the post-date scoop for my sister, my girlfriends and sometimes my guy friends because I think they enjoy having a good laugh at my expense. Alas, I decided it was time to reveal […]Read more "Brief Encounters with Dating in New York City"
I generally don’t use my blog as an outlet to rant and rave. It’s not often that I rant, rave, rant and rave, rant or rave, rave while ranting, rant while raving… OK, I’ll stop, this is too fun. Anyway. There are some rules and common courtesy practices that New Yorkers, and human beings in […]Read more "Let’s Practice Common Courtesy"
I shamelessly admit that today’s national holiday prompted this post. Valentine’s Day holds various meanings for different people. The hopeless romantics savor every last ounce of its love-induced thrill and the seemingly insecure singles hide behind its apparent dreadfulness. This year I happily fall somewhere in the middle. All around the city, gentlemen clutch bouquets […]Read more "Love Today and Every Day"
Several months ago, I started compiling my NYC bucket list. There are seemingly endless things to see and do here, so this is my practical way to organize some of the top must-dos while I live here. This Sunday I crossed one of those items off my list: Ride the 59th Street Tram to Roosevelt […]Read more "My NYC Bucket List"
Inquisitive stares. Rumbles of laughter. Discreet photos. Riding the subway with no pants on — just a typical Sunday. I participated in the 12th Annual No Pants Subway Ride 2013 hosted by Improv Everywhere. Thanks to Twitter and Brooklyn Exposed (@BrooklynExposed), I learned about #NPSR just in time to persuade (read: beg) my partner in crime Joey […]Read more "No Pants Subway Ride 2013"
I’m often asked, “What’s a copywriter?” after I reply “I’m a copywriter” to that daunting question “What do you do?” A surprising number of people also ask, “So you’re like Don Draper?” to which I respond, “Uh, I guess so? That’s a Mad Men reference, right? I don’t watch Mad Men.” [Insert dumbfounded faces here.] […]Read more "What is a Copywriter?"
There’s something to be said about moving to New York City and building up a tolerable immune system. It certainly doesn’t happen overnight. It takes months, and in my case (most cases, I imagine), at least a good year. One cannot escape the icky germs and various illnesses thriving on surfaces and among the passersby […]Read more "Sick and Uninsured"