Tag Archive: life

The Chronicles of Getting Old: Vol. 1

Here I sit writing this post, feeling pain in a few different spots on my body. Yep, I have a large ovarian cyst and gallstones. Not only am I worried about going through surgery again… Continue reading

Food & Fitness & Staying Inspired, Oh My!

In honor of my new (serious) quest towards a healthier lifestyle, today’s post is a tiny mash-up of the things I have grown to like, like… so much. With the help of Tumblr,… Continue reading

3 Things I’ve Been Doing Besides Blogging

Saying I have slacked off from posting on this site is an understatement. It’s just a dull and boring February. I do intend to post more because I love having a blog to… Continue reading

Snooping: Who Really Wins?

Snooping is not for the faint of heart. When we were younger, poking around was fun. I did it all the time to my sisters; I read their diaries and listened quietly on… Continue reading

Life List #98 Complete: Sending a Smile to Ruby

On December 28, 2011, I decided to take part in a type of bucket-list style quest that allows me to seek out adventure, compassion, education and self-discovery all before September 14, 2014. What… Continue reading

A Tasteful Take on How to Own Your Sexiness: New Year Edition

There’s a difference between embracing the true sexual nature of your being and just acting like your private parts are a 24/7 convenience store. The former speaks volumes about our personalities, positively. When… Continue reading

The 4 Most Satisfying Moments of 2013

Each year has its share of pros and cons in the pop culture world. We lose some celebrities we love, others continue to annoy the masses with their vanity, yet all the while… Continue reading

The 10 Commandments of Holiday Season Etiquette

I’m modifying a topic of blog post past and giving it a holiday twist. Maybe I’m a little early, but honey, my Christmas tree is already up and looking fabulous! I love the… Continue reading

Off the Road Again: Post-Tour Depression

Every Phish show I have been to over the years impacts my life positively in some way. As the tour has ended, I find myself reflecting on the fun and friendships that I… Continue reading

Relationship Deal-breakers & Expectations: A Sad College Experiment

Earlier this week in my health class my professor decided to split the room up, boys in the front and girls in the back. The topic and “experiment” for the day was to… Continue reading

The New-Age “Hippie”: A Rampant Pandemic of Online Identity Fraud

If I have learned anything of real importance on social media, it is that everyone has a story. Not too long ago I “liked” a Facebook page, Humans of New York. The page is… Continue reading

Too Many Candles On My Cake: My 26th Birthday

I turned 26 years-old this past Saturday and I just thought I would come by and share some photos. I had such a wonderful time… dinner, drinks and the casino with all of… Continue reading

Bonnaroo 2013: Another One for the Books

My second year at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has come and gone and being back home in my air conditioned room makes for a wonderful time to reflect on everything I… Continue reading

Summer Drawing Near: Bring on the Music!

I promised to post more once the summer started and for me, it officially has. I am leaving for Tennessee on Wednesday for year two at Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. We will… Continue reading

My Trip to the Big Easy

I’m embarrassed to admit I haven’t gotten around to blogging about my trip to New Orleans yet. I mean, it has been two weeks already. And this is suppose to be a travel blog? Psshh.… Continue reading

New Orleans or Bust!

I am off to the Pelican State! Did you know that was the official nickname of good ol’ Louisiana? Well yes, I am taking off very early Friday morning (with a layover in… Continue reading

Walking Dead Overload: My Cincinnati Trip

Allow me to get the bad out of the way, first. Our hotel, The Millenium, was so outdated and dirty, I plan to write an extensive review on Trip Advisor soon. At $200… Continue reading

Trey Anastasio Band: A Review From the Front Row

As a huge fan of jam band giants, Phish, when I heard that guitarist and frontman, Trey Anastasio, was touring locally I knew I had to go. I know his music to be… Continue reading

A Post About Making Posts

It’s been too long since I have put up a real post. Something that means something. I hate that about myself, about January, and about having nothing to do; I hate when my website lacks… Continue reading

A Very Phishy New Year: Volume 2

The last week of 2012 marked the second time I made it out to see Phish play their New Year run at Madison Square Garden in the amazing New York City. I went… Continue reading

You Can’t Always Get What You Want, But I Did

The Rolling Stones played their fourth of five “50th Anniversary” shows in Newark, New Jersey last Thursday, and your girl was there to watch it all go down. I was brought up on classic… Continue reading

Audience Swag: Ink Master Live Finale

Last night I headed down to New York City for the Ink Master live finale. I was apart of the audience as producers invited human canvases back to the show to cheer (or boo) on… Continue reading

sarah On The Go! takes LaLa Land

This is a brief account of my trip to Los Angeles last weekend. Some memories and moments for photos were beyond what I could produce for you guys. I knew I wanted to… Continue reading

I Survived Comic Con: A Walking Dead Weekend

As an uber fan of the AMC drama, The Walking Dead, New York Comic Con was an absolute must. The convention was held at the Javits Center in Manhattan this past weekend, and… Continue reading

Karma: Do You Really Reap What You Sow?

I was in class yesterday morning when I overheard two girls being typically catty about another female who supposedly did one of them so wrong it called for serious revenge… and not how… Continue reading

Generation seX

When World War II broke out for the United States following the Pearl Harbor attacks in 1941, it started a layering of the foundation that would build one of the most powerful countries… Continue reading

Autumn Across America

Ah yes, autumn is here as of Saturday. For my New England peeps, bring on the beautiful foliage and crisp air. This right here is a big deal for many of us– well,… Continue reading

A Movie Changed My Day: Lost in Translation

Nine years later. Lost in Translation came out in 2003, and I just saw this movie. Some flick fan I am! We all get around to some of the bigger, more impactful movies at our… Continue reading

Groovin’ in the Catskills: The Last Music Festival of the Year

This past weekend my friend and I packed the car so completely full of camping and festival gear and drove to the Pennsylvania and New York border in a little over three hours.… Continue reading

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo: Pageants & Family Values

It was the phrase heard across the universe, “A dolla make me holla honey boo boo.” Well, maybe not. But it was certainly heard in hundreds of thousands of good ol’ American living… Continue reading

Sharing Tradition Worldwide: The Qixi

Happy Chinese Valentine’s Day! Well, sort of. Today, mostly in China, the Qixi Festival is celebrated. An Asian holiday similar to the American “Valentine’s Day,” the Qixi is in honor of an old tale that… Continue reading

The Battle of Our Favorite Clichés

cli-ché: \klē-ˈshā\ noun a trite phrase or expression;  also : the idea expressed by it The use of clichés give us a way to further what we are trying to express to others in conversation. On… Continue reading

My Aruba Trip in Photos

Aruba was one of the most pleasant islands I have visited in the Caribbean. Its people were extremely friendly, the sunsets were always a delight, the beach and water were beyond picturesque and… Continue reading

Putting the “Ass” in Assumptions

I have this blog so I can free my mind and write. I know it is a public site; I understand that anyone and their twice-removed cousin living in some rural area of Istanbul can… Continue reading

Fly Me Away: My Countdown to Aruba

I am leaving for Aruba on Tuesday and while I have some blog posts scheduled while I am gone, I wanted to put a quick one up today about the traveling ants in… Continue reading

2012 Entertainment Olympics

I cannot get into the Olympics this year, or any year. I never cared for swimming, gymnastics or any of those other sports that I either didn’t know existed or never cared to… Continue reading

The 10 Commandments of Dating

In my early blogging days, I used to love ranting; I would vent and shake my internet head and snap my internet fingers with conviction- listen to the word of the almighty advice-giver, Sarah! People… Continue reading

Hugs & Kisses to the Green Mountain State

Rolling hills, maple syrup-infused foods, and crisp clean air are just a few of the reasons why I love Vermont. Alex and I went up to the Wilmington area again this weekend and it was… Continue reading

4 Life Lessons in 4 Days

1. Make the most of once in a lifetime opportunities. I was granted an opportunity to be on a television show called Ink Master and went down to New Jersey for two days to film. Although I cannot talk… Continue reading

Cheers, Mr. Bourdain!

Today is chef, journalist and television star, Anthony Bourdain’s 56th birthday. Since the beginning of his show, No Reservations, back in 2005, I have been absolutely hooked; tuned in and turned onto the weird cultural… Continue reading

The Wannabe Rich Girl Epidemic: It’s Here & It’s Happening

I am not ashamed to admit that I do watch reality television. I have been way behind on my E! show Mrs. Eastwood and Company, so after Twilight was over I caught myself up.… Continue reading

Birthday Week Kick-Off: Weekend Mash-Up

Happy Monday, my friends. I am aiming to post a bit more than usual this week because Friday is my birthday and I have been in a great mood… regardless of this Bonnaroo… Continue reading

It’s The Little Things

This weekend I was throwing trash out of my car as it was being prepped for some body work, when I heard scratching come from the bottom of the dumpster. The sound stopped… Continue reading

A Rant on Dating: 5 Things I Am Over

I’m thrilled to be guest posting here for my girl Sarah, who is amazing. For those of you who came here expecting Sarah’s wisdom and instead are being bombarded by this rant, allow… Continue reading

5 Things I Cannot Live Without

Putting aside the credit cards, cash, hoards of makeup and my overwhelming collection of black leggings, I constructed a list of five things I just cannot do without. Well, maybe in retrospect I… Continue reading

Living Vicariously Through You: Sex and the Strange

I did a lot of reading yesterday. My adventure in sex blogs started as I stumbled upon a post in which a young woman explained her job working for a New York City… Continue reading

The Month of May My Way

Welcome, month of May. A chilly fall and cold winter have both passed and are packed up in the attic of our memories for now. April’s budding trees are at your mercy. Welcome,… Continue reading

My Special Earth Day Celebration

Very late in the morning on Thursday I looked up at the night sky, swaying to some good tunes with a beer in my hand, friend Jonny by my side when I saw… Continue reading

One Little Monkey Jumping on the Bed

Oh, the ’90s! How lovely you were. I was just a little girl during the time when New Kids on the Block, Seinfeld, Tamagotchi’s and high-top sneakers were the “ish,” but I most… Continue reading

Feeling Accomplished!

Hugs and kisses to all that decided to check out my blog. I am so excited, after days of being so frustrated, to have a working website! I have recently turned into a… Continue reading