“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” –Charles W. Eliot. I love reading, but for 3 years during law school, I didn’t really have the time, energy, or willpower to read a single book for fun. So once that nightmare was over, I got back into reading. I … Continue reading Good Reads.
I love food. People often call me a “foodie.” But that sounds bougie AF. So, just – I love food, but also, my husband and I are horrible grocery-shopping-meal-planning-cook-every-night-clean-every-nighters, so we eat out A LOT. We eat out way too much, but food is life. Colleagues and friends who know this always ask me for restaurant recommendations; so, over the years, I have compiled this list … Continue reading Food is Life . . . Literally.
It’s been almost seven months since I married my soul mate, and I still remember our wedding day like it was yesterday. Both of us say it was the shortest day of our lives – the craziest whirlwind of emotions, beauty, and laughter. To say it was the wildest, dreamiest day of my entire life, is an understatement, and I will never, ever forget it. … Continue reading Our Wedding Day.
Being a girl is hard. Being an adult girl is even harder. Being an adult girl trying to make new friends is the hardest thing in the world. You always hear people say that friends come and go, that the right ones for you will stay, that this is the year to get rid of toxic friendships, blah blah blah. But at the end of … Continue reading Unicorn: Adult Best Friendships.
“More than 15 million tons of used textile waste is generated each year in the United States, and the amount has doubled over the last 20 years . . . An average American throws away approximately 80 pounds of used clothing per person.” –Rick LeBlanc, Textile Recycling Facts and Figures, the balance (Dec. 29, 2017), https://www.thebalance.com/textile-recycling-facts-and-figures-2878122. As a longstanding shopaholic and a more recent minimalist, I do … Continue reading Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle: Your Clothes.
“Chink.” It was the first racial slur I had ever heard, and it was directed at me. I was in 4th grade. I had transferred to this school the year before, but I was still “the new kid.” On top of those usual fears of being an outcast, here I was, doing my most dreaded activity at school – running laps on the blacktop for … Continue reading O u t s i d e r .
“One life. Just one. Why aren’t we running like we are on fire towards our wildest dreams?” –Unknown. I’m officially starting a blog, aka getting naked in front of all of you. I’ve been writing since I was a kid – whether it was a mini romance, my goals, a memoir to my piano, or my parents’ grocery lists. As an adult, I am neurotic … Continue reading I Am Who I Am: An Introduction.