Quarantine has been hard. I haven't seen any friends -- in person or via Zoom/Houseparty/Skype/Facetime or whatever else the cool kids are using to communicate today. My job became completely remote, in March, when NYC shut down so I have been working, and until two months ago, I was in graduate school. Busy, busy, busy.… Continue reading Living in a state of quarantine
Welcome to a new year, a new decade, a new chapter in my life. I'm a slightly happier, healthier, almost 27-year-old woman, working in a job she loves (that might actually blossom into a life-long career), spending time with friends and family that I admire and care about.Last year, when I was trying to picture… Continue reading “And now, the chapter is closed and done”
I'm sitting at work and I have music playing and "You Matter to Me" from the musical Waitress comes up next in my shuffled playlist. When I saw the play, I sobbed during this song. Mostly because I was meant to see the play with my boyfriend and instead was seeing it with my little… Continue reading Considering the stay
Well folks, it seems I can never learn lessons the easy way. I fell for the oldest trick in the book, post-painful break-up - the old "let's be friends" line. My ex and I had been chatty lately and he and I agreed to be friends, which felt okay. I have been in a really… Continue reading Was it all smoke and mirrors?
I am a die-hard fan of The Hills and now of The Hills: New Beginnings. Both shows are famous for using some beautifully poignant music for each scene or big moment in each episode. Last Monday night, we saw Justin Bobby and Audrina finally sit down to talk about all of the drama that's happened… Continue reading It’s bigger than us