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February 28, 2018

A couple weeks ago, I went to a travel writing workshop after work. The instructor lead us through a few questions at the beginning to shake the dust from our day jobs. We ultimately wrote short travel pieces and shared them amongst ourselves and with the group. It was...

February 26, 2018

Background:

Through and through, I am a creature of habit. My planner is the most important purchase of the year and I thrive off my Sunday night organization session where I outline my upcoming week in multi-colored pens. I have certain habits for grocery shopping and...

February 21, 2018

I was at one of those subway stops the other day where people seem to bottleneck at the exit stairs. 

I was taking my time, no point in the rush and shove, when I noticed a young man - a little older than myself - hurry past those of us who seemed to be waiting in the u...

February 18, 2018

Background:

Through and through, I am a creature of habit. My planner is the most important purchase of the year and I thrive off my Sunday night organization session where I outline my upcoming week in multi-colored pens. I have certain habits for grocery shopping and...

February 14, 2018

The other day, I was laying in my bed, feeling all the quiet of a late night and wondering what I wanted to do with my life. I thought about the time, a few weeks before my college graduation, when I met the poet who had written the book I was using for my poetry class...

February 11, 2018

Background:

Through and through, I am a creature of habit. My planner is the most important purchase of the year and I thrive off my Sunday night organization session where I outline my upcoming week in multi-colored pens. I have certain habits for grocery shopping and...

February 7, 2018

There are a lot of farmer’s markets in New York City…which means there are a lot of stands where you can buy fruit and vegetables and pies and breads. Of course – because baked goods are my weakness – I have my favorite stand at my favorite market and, let’s be honest,...

February 4, 2018

Background:

Through and through, I am a creature of habit. My planner is the most important purchase of the year and I thrive off my Sunday night organization session where I outline my upcoming week in multi-colored pens. I have certain habits for grocery shopping and...

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