Not My Day

When I first woke up this morning for the NYRR’s and Front Runners’ co-orchestrated 5-mile Pride Run in Central Park, I felt a PR within my grasp. I’d stayed in Friday night, I’d treated myself to a massage, I’d made pasta for dinner, I’d picked out the perfect neon racing getup and I was inContinue reading “Not My Day”

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Said No One Ever

There are a handful of phrases in the English language that I’d wager have rarely, if ever, been spoken aloud. No thanks, I’ve had enough cookie dough for one day. Franklin Pierce’s economic policies are worth emulating today. No way, the blue ranger is my favorite, too! Don’t you just love the smell of ManhattanContinue reading “Said No One Ever”

No Means No

It may only be June 15, but take a look at my photo stream and it’s clear I’ve already squeezed in an entire season’s worth of activities before the summer solstice. And that’s just a few select excursions. Ever since the mercury hit 60+ degrees, my weekends and weekdays alike have been jam-packed with summertimeContinue reading “No Means No”

Non-Reckless Behavior

Little in arts and film is idealized, glorified or downright romanticized more than the act of sheer recklessness. Forgoing your dream job to drive from Boston to California to see about a girl? Romantic. Flinging yourself back into the RMS Titanic from the safety of your lifeboat in order to spend one steamy evening withContinue reading “Non-Reckless Behavior”

Life Has a Funny Way

I’ll blindly stand behind most things nineties — Lisa Frank, Tamagotchis, that puppet dinosaur show that briefly aired on TGIF — but Alanis Morissette’s hit single “Ironic” has always annoyed me just a bit. A traffic jam when you’re already late. A no-smoking sign on your cigarette break. It’s like ten thousand spoons when all you needContinue reading “Life Has a Funny Way”