September 2001 – January 2013 From Kindergarten through tenth grade (and, if we’re being technical, half of eleventh grade), I rode the bus. Every day. I hated riding the bus for numerous reasons. I had to get on it at 6:45 AM every morning. It took almost 45 minutes to get from my school to home. The […]Read more "My Commute: A Chronology"
This past Tuesday I had a near-death experience. Well, I can’t prove that it was near-death, but in the moment it felt potentially fatal. It was a co-worker’s last day of interning for the summer, and so we all decided to go out for dinner together after work. We tossed around a few restaurant names, mostly all […]Read more "“Only in NY” Isn’t Always Cool"
I was going to post a really long and semi-shallow post inspired by sale season woes, but then I found out that Ben Lee released a new album last week and I had NO idea. Ben Lee’s (best) album, Awake Is the New Sleep, is basically the soundtrack to all of my summers since 2005. My family never […]Read more "Currently Reliving Every Road Trip Ever"
Flashback to eleven months ago. I’m wearing a white dress, a horrendous (but apparently traditional) white hat, and heels that are too high for my sanity. It’s a day I’ve waited for for perhaps too long, and yet, somehow, I’m wishing it would postpone itself a little bit. I was graduating high school, and, consequently, […]Read more "Looking Back & Looking Forward"