Letter Writing In Good Company

There is a quote by Lord Byron that goes “Letter writing is the only device combining solitude with good company” and I find his words resonate with me in a very particular way; as if someone, finally and truly, understands me. Letter writing is about more than a stationery addiction, collection of pens, and borderline juvenile…

Wedding Wednesdays

There are 142 days left until my wedding, kids.  That is both the most exciting and most horrifying thing I have ever said in my entire life.  Nobody ever told me that wedding planning would be easy, and I never thought it would be. I have met girls foolish enough to think that it will be and…

5 Reasons I am Over NYC –Right Now

Okay – I am back. For real this time. Finally completing my last post seems to have opened a levy in my mind and I am writing like crazy, so get ready to be sick of me. Today I decided that I have had it with New York City and all of its shenanigans.  …

Because a Picture says What Words Never Can

Today is a story in pictures.  These pictures portray the utter devastation that I witness almost a year ago.  From this devastation rose some of the most heartwarming and beautiful stories you will ever hear.  I will attempt tomorrow to post the actual story of this storm, but it’s still so hard to relive the…

Two Different Worlds

I grew up in New York City; but not really.  I was born and raised in Queens; but not quite.  I am from a place where the air is sweeter, saltier, heavier and lighter.  So close to the heart of a metropolis, of THE metropolis, is my own piece of paradise.  I’m from Rockaway Beach,…

City Streets

I thoroughly enjoy people watching.  Part of me feels like this habit is perverse and mildly twisted, but I can’t help doing it.  The fact of it is that people are interesting.  It’s incredibly intriguing to look a person and guess at their life.  You can speculate their personal taste, their love life, their fashion…