The in-between

– Posted in: Eat Pray Love journey, other
flowers in your hair

It's funny how a snap decision can completely alter a course of events. On Wednesday night, Bryan and I left the apartment at midnight to bring out the recycling and walk Penelope. It wasn't until we made it around the block that we realized neither one of us remembered the keys. Ordinarily I bug him [...]

The “A” word

– Posted in: Eat Pray Love journey, other

What if I told you that you would never again feel this unencumbered, carefree, and relaxed? That every moment from this day forward was just another exercise in survival, one that would have you searching for exits in public spaces, popping natural remedies that don't hold a candle to their prescription counterparts, and counting down [...]

Breaking the girl code

– Posted in: ink, other

Over the weekend, I accompanied Bryan while he got more ink done on his sleeve. It’s become somewhat of a tradition. Every few months he makes an appearance at the tattoo shop, and I either bring a book and get some reading done, have a friend meet me to catch up, BS with the guys [...]

My wish for you this holiday season

– Posted in: other

If there's one holiday that speaks to my inner child, it's Christmas. Ever since I was a little girl, I was fascinated by Santa, advent calendars, the North Pole, elves, and the general spirit of the season. Every year around this time, my mom was covered in a faint layer of sugar and cinnamon and [...]

on traditions

– Posted in: other, with the ladies, yoga

Dear readers, my heart is broken for a sweet and supportive bloggy friend who lost her brother this past week. I think I speak for everyone in the blog world when I say that our connections transcend virtually, and so when one hurts, we all hurt. Please visit Kir at her blog or on Twitter [...]