Everyone I know is in a perpetual state of ‘busyness,’ their schedules stretched to capacity with stress levels high. I find that technology can undermine good intentions–becoming yet another layer of noise to break through. And although I long to make genuine connections with the world at large, sometimes I lack the energy. As you […]More
Freestyle writing, aspirational musings, singlehood, living in NYC, home ownership, etc.
I have a friend who falls into hibernation mode on the day of the dead. She burrows away in her suburban home with a herd of cats, a crackling fireplace, and a good book. As a late October baby, I used to love kicking off fall, embracing the changing color of the leaves along with the […]More
I’ve been waking up early, starting my day at sunrise, one of the positive remnants from travel and jetlag. But these past few days I feel myself falling into bad habits, sleeping in, ignoring the outside world. I try to shake it off but the fogginess lingers. And the news cycle does not help, focusing on the […]More
Today feels different, I can’t quite explain why but my heart feels heavy. My rational mind blames it on the erratic change of seasons. And it’s not just me, even the nearby trees are confused, some leaves are yellow, others green. We have a sunny, humid day followed by a crisp, overcast one. And this morning […]More
I love traveling, but the reentry into your everyday life is like a workout from hell. We arrived in New York City Thursday night after yet another harrowing airport experience, where we barely made our connecting flight in Amsterdam. A cab ride from New Jersey to Brooklyn and I was exhausted by the time I made […]More