Love Today and Every Day

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 […]

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My NYC Bucket List

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 […]

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No Pants Subway Ride 2013

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 […]

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What is a Copywriter?

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.] […]

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Sick and Uninsured

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 […]

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