bring on the wine

October 27, 2010

Recently I set a new goal for myself- to pursue certification as a sommelier. As for the exact path I will take… I’m still deciding. But who cares- I’ll iron out the details on that some other time. However, when the opportunity arose last week to join a friend at the New York Wine and [...]

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the triumphant return?

October 4, 2010

It’s difficult.  After bombarding the internet with 2+ blogposts a week for months and enjoying every second of it, I lost my umph.  This past month is an uncomfortable manifestation of the fact.  I had so many options of things to write about- from tomato sauce from scratch with my mom; enjoying throwing my first [...]

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i’m a jerk… that doesn’t always proofread

August 21, 2010

I’m apartment hunting.  Floor plans are important to me.  One complex I’m researching online is obviously overhauling their website and does not have images available online- so I fill out the request form and ask if a floor plan can be emailed to me.  The following is 100% true and word for word (minus identifying [...]

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fortune cookie humor

August 9, 2010

I love fortune cookies.  I love the surprise, secret, suggestive nature of them.  I eat the cookie before reading my fortune because otherwise the fortune loses it’s cosmic sway.  When eating fortune cookies with a group of people I instruct them that they must do the same… then everyone must take a turn and read [...]

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four months

August 5, 2010

If you’ve been reading for a while you might remember my summertime to-do list. I wrote it four months ago when I was getting very amped up for this summer.  We were getting a taste of the weather that was to come, and I was itching for summertime fun. I’m revisiting the list for the [...]

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tuesday evening.

July 28, 2010

Decide last minute (while bored at work) to return to cottage for remainder of week, with brothers consent. Realize cat has been home cooped up alone since last Friday. Run home from work to pick up cat and obtain other necessities from house. Head towards Keuka Lake with cursory stop at Wegmans. Promise cat that [...]

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i guess it’s true

July 17, 2010

Setting: Our friends house, last night. Evening Activities: Wine/ beer and Poutine consumption; Family Feud DVD Game Team A for game: My brother and I. First Question: What do you do when someone insults you? Answers written identically and in the same order: 1. Punch them 2. Insult them back 3. Insult their mom Revelation: A [...]

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did you really just ask me for that?

July 10, 2010

Dear General Public That May Not Frequent Bars, Pubs, Grilles, Taverns, Nightclubs, Taprooms, Watering Holes, Gin Mills, Dives, Cantinas, Bodegas, Speakeasies or Anywhere Serving Alcohol (henceforth referred to as “establishment”); When entering an establishment that you are unfamiliar with, please be aware of your surroundings.  Look around, note how many other patrons have chosen the [...]

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laugh, and the world laughs with you

July 5, 2010

One thing I take a bit of pride in is my ability to laugh at myself.  I mean, come on.  I do some really dumb things.  Laughing at myself and asking others to laugh along with me is one of the great pleasures I take when writing some posts for this blog. It’s also a [...]

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can’t sleep

June 23, 2010

(The best way to view this is to click on the first photo, then use the arrows at the side of the lightbox when it appears to scroll through.)

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looking for…

June 21, 2010

Keuka Lake is a strong base for my happiness in life.  It’s been a place that I’ve loved bringing friends home to when I lived out of state, and it’s been the anchor that has kept me here (and kept me happy) since moving back to New York in 2004. I love the sunshine gleaming [...]

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