I didn't grow up with anyone that looked like me. No familiar facial features or hair patterns, no height references or body explanations lol, to be honest these weren't always active thoughts in my mind but they were stored close by enough to creep up uninvitedly. My sense of identity relied on those things. ~ … Continue reading Doppelgangers: Serious Double Take
When planning for my travel this weekend to Palm Bay, I repetitively reminded myself to pack light and smart. Along with a pair of distressed jeans and a couple of graphic tees, I threw in this oversized 90's duster to complete my vacation bag. My favorite details were the functional buttons that went all the way down to my … Continue reading Hues of Blue in Palm Bay, F.L.
I traveled to Samana, D.R. to stay in the Tropical Jungle... wait for it- in a TREEHOUSE! Always searching for an opportunity to unplug and unwind, I was elated when I stumbled upon this gem on LivingSocial- I immediately booked. After a scenic 3 hour drive filled with mountains, wildlife and earth showers from Santa Domingo to Samana, … Continue reading Unplugged in Paradise: Dominican Tree House Village
I live in Brooklyn and it's VERY seldom you hear or read stories about kind, welcoming, or friendly New Yorkers,in fact there are loads of articles about the very opposite. Huffington Post and Time Out both compiled a list of jokes about New Yorkers in 2012 that over a million people read and shared! I read … Continue reading Fuggedaboutit! 5 NYC Commuter Acts of Kindness