Category Archives: Books

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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From Page to Stage

I spent my formative years in a one-bedroom apartment in Hempstead, circa the ’70s. Television was rarely an option; my TV youth experience was relegated to the PBS kids lineup (“Sesame Street,” “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” and “The Electric Company.”) Here … Continue reading

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My Second Tattoo

It’s been fifteen years since the day I spontaneously went with Shannon to DaVinci Tattoo in Wantagh. We weren’t planning on getting tattoos that day, but we did. I didn’t think I’d ever get one, but Shannon had paved the … Continue reading

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Thank You Josh & Joss (A Buffy Blog)

For my birthday, I received the gift I’d been wanting the most for so long, but couldn’t justify purchasing, given my financial situation: The entire series collection of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” ZOMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Because now, within my eyesight, I have … Continue reading

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Things I Used to Get from the Ice Cream Man

Summertime is here, and I know I’m not alone — I miss being a kid in the summer! No school, no work, just an endless stretch of possibility. And nothing was better summer fuel than the ice cream man. Remember … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Watch “Pretty Little Liars”

So my boyfriend went away this weekend to visit his son, and though I knew I’d be working ’round the clock at Townhouse, I wanted to get some TV on DVD that was totally girly, that I could sink my … Continue reading

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Manitou Don’t Leave

Dear Manitou Springs, With few exceptions, my major life downfall has been too many eggs, and not enough baskets. My grandmother recently wrote to my family that I have such a warm heart; if only I were more careful with … Continue reading

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