that time i went to europe and became a jelly donut, berlin;

{berlin: weihnachtsmarkt [christmas market, alexanderplatz],  siegessäule, smiling through the sickness @ brandenburger tor in my toadstool hat, the aforementioned currywurst restaurant} *and then i sort of kind of made it to berlin, exceeeeeept the whole part where the next flight to berlin would have been four days later, as in the day after i hypothetically left […]

that time i went to europe and {sorta} lived to tell the tale, dublin;

   {somewhere around st. stephen’s green. too jet-lagged to remember exactly, since i had just had at least four cups of aer-lingus coffee and eight aer-lingus cookies by this point, tbh} i’m about to be that twat. i’m about to talk about my post-grad trip europe without being annoying, except totally being annoying. you know […]

blog is getting a juice cleanse;

hey ya’ll. if you couldn’t tell already, this blog has been needing some serious r&r. it needs a face lift of sorts. maybe a tummy tuck. maybe a juice cleanse. who knows, but i’ve been thinking about doing it for months. inspired by my dear friend jenna’s recent blog overhaul, i realized i can re-brand […]

i want to go to there, a reading list;

{old orchard beach, maine} basically, ya’ll, my wanderlust is going crazy enough to make me want to say “ya’ll”. luckily, a one bedroom in manhattan is my destiny this summer, so thankfully i have some place to walk my new mom-ish shoes around {baby girl loves sensible shoes, even if they age me ten years}. […]

a montreal itinerary;

{this past valentines day weekend i got myself on a greyhound and traveled all the way to montreal. for other itineraries, click here.} get to south station at 7am after a valentine’s date of romantic egg sandwiches eaten under the glow of subway lights and alfred hitchcock, which is to say i was under a […]

all the happy tears;

{josh ritter at cabaret du mile end, montreal. february 2013} we interrupt this blog of corgi love, fangirling, and nerdy gifs to bring you an overly dramatic post about the first love of my life, josh ritter. guys, i got to see him the flesh this weekend in montreal. my years of adoration and dreams of […]

post-grad reading list;

the other night i had the pleasure of meeting a really kindred spirit in the unlikely place of a new frozen yogurt shop  where i was attending a babysitters-parent networking event (feel free to laugh. this is my normal.) we hit a lull in the event, the other babysitters really weren’t talking to other babysitters […]

{berets and bongos} 93;

{columbia university. january 2012}  “december 1st as we kissed good-bye you made a little frown. now christ’s lights are twinkling all over town. the cornstalks are broken in the field, broken and brown. the pond at the year’s end turns her gray eyelid down. christ’s lights are twinkling all over town…” -anne sexton, “eighteen days […]