Category Archives: Apartments & Other Domiciles

Firsts, Fears, Fails, & Fall

I feel kind of like I’ve been holding my breath all year. Or rather, I held my breath for most of last year and then in the moment I thought it would be time to exhale, life doubled down. This … Continue reading

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Juicing, Day 7: Trudging Along

Day Seven – Monday, August 14th I can’t believe I’m on Day 7! I think this is the furthest I’ve made it so far. Got off to a late start, but it was a morning of positivity and I got … Continue reading

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Juicing, Day 4: School Supplies & Taco Trucks

Day Four – Friday, August 11th Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it. ~ Ms. Stacy It’s been a hot minute since I had the need, but this time of year always makes me nostalgic for school-supply shopping. … Continue reading

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Juicing, Day 3: No Cookie, Sub Extra Carrot

Day Three – Thursday, August 10th 12:47 pm Very late start today, due to to various factors including, but not limited to, arising later than I’d hoped. Around 5 am I woke up and couldn’t fall back asleep, but felt … Continue reading

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Juicing, Day Two: Pulp & Fiction

Day Two – Wednesday, August 9th 11 am Natural Electrolyte Shot   Woke up this morning feeling decidedly less up-and-at-em than on Day One, but 10 minutes earlier, so progress! Also, despite yesterday’s 12-hour-long stomach ache, I felt better this … Continue reading

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Back to NY, Day One — Nanny & Pop-Pop’s House

My third trip back to New York was for my best friend’s wedding. Shannon and I met in sixth grade, became friends in seventh grade, and BFFs in eighth. So it’s been nearly 30 years. We went through junior and … Continue reading

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10 Things Witnessed In My Ambitious Morning Quest to Buy Soda Pop

1. A really cool giant-sized version of a red student’s desk outside Venue 515 (the art studio in town). 2. A pedi-cab?! The New Yorker in me wonders if he’s earning extra income, but the Manitoid is thinking it’s just…Manitou … Continue reading

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