Archive for August, 2011

I Guess You Can Say I’m Dating Al Roker

I live for disasters. Not in a meteorologist way. I look horrible in raincoats so I would never live for disasters in that way. I live for them in a preparation way. I love organization and I love lists and I love a sense of urgency. Disaster preparation includes all three of those things. (more…)

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Breaking News: NYC is Expensive!

In case no one has ever told you this or you’ve never heard it in the media or you don’t follow @deepdarkNYCsecretsonlylocalsknow New York City can be very expensive. Like I’m talking about a city where you can easily spend one gazillion dollars a day if you choose to eat all 6 essential meals: breakfast, brunch, lunch, lunner, dinner, dessert,...

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Woe is Me

Sometimes my life is just so easy and simple and chill that I’m like whoa, did I just play Freaky Friday with Bob Marley’s ghost? Then other weeks, I’m so stressed that I feel like I’m shooting a testimonial for an anxiety medication commercial. You know, the “before” woman. (Sidenote: I’ve also considered auditioning...

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Who’s the Benchwarmer Now?

No one would ever call me an athlete. In fact no one would ever even call me in-shape. My body is untoned, spaghetti-like, stiff, flaccid and frail. Not adjectives you ever hear when people are talking about Olympians and regular gym-goers or even people in their twenties. But who has time to work out these days? There are wayyy too many Real Housewives forums...

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Families are VERY Fun!

Sometimes I forget just how crazy dangerous NYC can be. And that’s why I have my mother come up to remind me. From pickpockets lurking in my own elevator (you need to zip your bag up right now. NOW!) to taxi drivers swerving onto the sidewalk (you need to stand at least 10 feet from the street), there’s no end to the number of ways I can die living...

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