A few weeks after I arrived in Ghana, I got word that the Marine Ball was coming up. When my family heard that I was moving to Ghana, my aunt, who is married to a Marine and has lived with him and their family all over the world, told me that if, while I was … Continue reading Attending the Marine Ball in Ghana on a Dime — or a $10 Bill
A friend of mine from work started taking kickboxing classes at 9Round Fitness a few months ago and convinced me to join her. My kickboxing experience is limited to say the least, and practically nonexistent if you want to get technical about it. I jumped on the P90x bandwagon a when that was a thing … Continue reading Kickboxing Like a Kween
Happy Valentine's Day, all! I made it back from San Francisco safe and sound, if later than expected...a cancellation put my travelling friend and me in Las Vegas overnight unexpectedly with no luggage (so I hit the strip in yoga pants). But, today is about love and chocolate, not travel talk. I'll all post all kinds … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!
Ahh! I have a post featured on this awesome site called The Hairpin. It's called How to Mount a TV When You Have No Boyfriend, No Prospects, and Lack the Shamelessness Required to Ask for Help. Go here to read it! And if I don't post anything else for a while, it's likely because I've … Continue reading Basically, the Most Exciting Day of My Life Is Happening
Do not take a big gulp of water from a cup you find sitting out in your apartment unless you are damn sure that it's water and not lukewarm, day-old whiskey formerly on the rocks. Not that there's anything at all wrong with enjoying a nice glass of lukewarm, day-old whiskey formerly on the rocks. … Continue reading Word to the Wise
My last few weeks living in New York things around Wall Street were really picking up and even bleeding a bit farther north toward my neighborhood in the Chinatown/TriBeCa area. I took some pictures of protests I randomly walked through the middle of on my way home from work. Below are three pictures, each taken … Continue reading Wall Street Run-Ins
So I made a big move this weekend: from New York City to Dallas, Texas. I'm really excited about it and can't wait for the adventure to begin! I'm working for indie/boutique book publishing house BenBella Books down here and will have the opportunity to be involved with a fabulous team of people working on … Continue reading Bye-Bye Big Apple, Hello Big D!