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Faster food.

July 30, 2012


There once was a time no one read my blogs. At least, no one subscribed to its every post. There were 300 blog posts (on various sites) before I ever had 15 followers. And every post was quite silly. And what I talked about really didn’t matter. Who was going to judge me? My roommate, […]

Sunday sharing.

July 29, 2012


“Had my dream again where I’m making love, and the Olympic judges are watching. I’d nailed the compulsories, so this is it, the finals. I got a 9.8 from the Canadians, a perfect 10 from the Americans, and my mother, disguised as an East German judge, gave me a 5.6. Must have been the dismount.” […]

Cookin’ With Q: Grilled Salmon (and Homemade Pesto because I Didn’t Kill the Herb Garden Yet!)

July 24, 2012


A few weeks ago, I got home from work on a Friday night to a boyfriend waiting on my porch, and with him, a brand new herb garden for my apartment. Yes, How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days fans… It’s like the super love fern and I’m terrified to kill it. Because I’m […]

Stuck in draft mode.

July 22, 2012


Just days shy of one year ago, I had a serious conversation about writing, and by extension, life. On a Saturday night over our mugs of coffee, I was asked what I write, why I write and who I write it for, why I wanted people to read it – and why I thought people […]

Telling a story people want to read.

July 4, 2012


“That’s the beautiful thing about writing… It’s endless.” So said my shuttle driver this morning between my hotel and the Orlando International Airport. He’d asked me how I’d ended up choosing to live in New York when my family lives in California. A short bit of small talk about geography and the weather later, a […]


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