Black Russian Bagel

Black Russian Bagel (def): A pumpernickel everything bagel. Absolutely delicious in every way.  I love this bagel. Within this breakfast treat, there is the pumpernickel which is brown and hearty and wonderful and the everything-ness… Continue reading

Liebster Award Nomination

A dear blogger, one Miss Ruby, nominated me for a Liebster Award Nomination! This wonderful award is meant to build a community of bloggers who have something to say but could use more… Continue reading

Juno: the #blizzardof2015 or #Snowmageddon2015

“It’s here! Winter Storm Juno’s First Heavy Snowfall Arrives.” -The Weather Channel  The blizzard is here. From Boston to New York, wind whips along carless streets as last minute shoppers trudge home with… Continue reading

On Finding Permanence

I know life is too hectic when returning a friend’s phone call or e-mail feels like a chore. After work it seems there is always something to do or someone new to see. Most… Continue reading

What (We) All Want In Life:

Before I left for my backpacking trip, Jen (my college roommate) sent me an e-mail. Sadly, it was an e-mail lost in my Inbox as I prepared for my journey in early August and… Continue reading

“Christmas snuck up on me this year…”

I heard this as a child countless times during the final weeks of the year. School break began in cheers and goodbye hugs, evenings went from cold to colder and Christmas Eve was suddenly upon… Continue reading

Snow in the Big Apple

New Yorkers saw their first snowfall of the season on Wednesday and like true New Yorkers, they put up their black umbrellas and trudged on. It was my lunch break and, desperately in need… Continue reading

A Pauper in Queens

I always forget the “new apartment” feeling until I’m knee deep in clothes and boxes, wondering how I’ll ever make my home in this strange place. New York City Edition.

Home (Sweet) Home

On Monday night, Emirates Flight 250 from Milan Malpensa Airport landed safely in New York City at JFK. The city glittered in the crisp November evening and passengers unbuckled their seat belts in… Continue reading

Goodbye Turkey

Dear Turkey, I’m flying out of Istanbul tomorrow morning. I feel as if we’ve just met and it’s already time to say goodbye. I loved your ocean views in Bodrum and the orange trees in… Continue reading

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