Category Archives: Places

I Did A Thing

Last week, I went home (one of three homes — I am a woman rich in emotional connections if not real estate) and did a thing. It wasn’t a big thing; indeed, it was a pretty small thing in many … Continue reading

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Up Top

Have I told you how I feel about my roofdeck? Because it’s nothing short of love between us. On my roof, I’m 35 pounds lighter and four inches taller. The wine I sip is a sophisticated vintage only available to … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

Happy New Year! Wanna read 300 words about my resolutions? No? Good, because I didn’t make any. Again. I know, I’m totally resting on my I-quit-smoking laurels. Have I mentioned lately how much I miss smoking? No? Because OH MY … Continue reading

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Love / Hate

This was the kind of weekend I simultaneously love and hate. My lonely side loved the out-and-about nature of it, the hours of intense with-people time, the train-to-the-cab-to-the-train-ness of it. The side of me that is desperately in need of … Continue reading

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The City That Might, One Day, Love Me Back

Spent the weekend in Philadelphia, my growing-up city, the place where I first bought cigarettes, the city where I first honed whatever street smarts a suburban New Jersey girl has picked up, the city I still consider a pole star. … Continue reading

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She Lives!

I’ve been a shitty blog proprietor, but it’s good to see that the foreclosure sites and the auto insurance sites are still giving me hits… Spent most of the last week in Charleston, at a conference with a friend/former co-worker. … Continue reading

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Neglect

How badly I feel, little blog, for neglecting you. It feels longer than a day and a half, but still. I’m in the city for 48 hours before leaving tomorrow afternoon for a conference in Charleston. Laundry, garbage, recycling, packing, … Continue reading

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Photo Spread

Coffee. Where is the coffee? Did anyone make coffee? Photos, till I get coffee…

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Homecoming

I’m heading to New Jersey once again tomorrow.  This time it will be a family dinner at the Old Rail, one night in my old bed, and then off to homecoming at my alma mater Friday morning. Going back to … Continue reading

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Saturday

Glorious, glorious Saturdays. The weekend is new and stretches endlessly before me. It’s okay that I overslept by an hour – I must have needed it. The coffee tastes spectacular. The sun is a pure gleam, the Metro is on … Continue reading

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