©2019 THE SMILE PROJECT

December 28, 2016

I owe a lot to the year twenty sixteen.

In December of 2015, I graduated from college. On January 1st 2016, I caught a one-way flight to Europe, intending to take a 90-day internship with a travel company there. I spent two weeks exploring Switzerland, Italy, and Northe...

December 25, 2016

I could tell you the exact reason and the exact year I decided I hated Christmas but that’s not what this blog is about, and truthfully, that is a blog I will never write, for my own reasons. But it’s important to note that for a while in high school and even into coll...

December 21, 2016

Just this morning, I was stuck behind somebody on my walk to the subway. You see, most Manhattan subway stops are underground, but the stop closest to my apartment that I take 90% of the time is above ground and the way up is via a tiny one-lane escalator.

Now escalator...

December 18, 2016

I just came home from the “Candlelight Carol Festival” at The Riverside Church in the City of New York. Some of you may remember from a previous blog post, that I used to work here. My old boss had raved about the Candle Light Service. Constantly, people – even non Riv...

December 14, 2016

I sat down to write this blog and I’m already crying so here we go.

I listen to a lot of Broadway music, just in general. Thanks to Pandora Radio, I’ve discovered a lot of musicals I might not have otherwise and fallen in love with some of the lesser known tracks for ev...

December 11, 2016

They always say that little girls turn into their mothers when they grow up. It’s the kind of thing that, when you hear at age 7, you shrug and think “mom’s hairstyle isn’t that bad.” It’s the kind of thing that, when you hear at age 16, you roll your eyes and say “nev...

December 7, 2016

In pretty much every aspect of my life, I’ve been the youngest. I’m the youngest in my immediate family and, amongst the cousins, there are only two younger than I and they are both located in Florida, meaning at the average family gathering on either side of the famil...

December 4, 2016

I’m not a materialistic person. In the past few years, I’ve been actively trying to reduce my possessions and I genuinely am looking forward to going home for the holidays to clean my childhood bedroom and donate old clothing, toys, etc.

That being said, when my white h...

Please reload

Recent Posts

Please reload

Archive