Last month I was reading about a book in which a woman faked a pregnancy in order to have a "maternity leave". I was initially shocked to hear that someone would go through that much trouble just to get a break. At the time, I was stepping off a plane from Africa, after finding myself on five continents … Continue reading The Present Moment
Nearly ten months ago, I set out to write a new blog, after (sadly) retiring my Straight Up New York food/restaurant blog. Since then, I’ve written about three posts. A few days ago I received an email asking whether I’d like to renew. I still have not decided, but I have made the decision to … Continue reading Back At It
Someone recently asked me the age old question, "What do you do?". I answered, "I work at a nonprofit". When asked, I typically answer in that way. Oftentimes I'll add that I work at Echoing Green, and sometimes I'll even include the mission of the organization. However, none of these things really tells someone what I … Continue reading What do you do?
Impact: have a strong effect on someone or something. Bliss: perfect happiness, great joy. (definition credit to google) After writing for StraightUpNewYork for almost three years (don't worry, it's still available here), I realized I wasn't as passionate about it as I had once been. Don't get me wrong, I still love exploring the restaurants … Continue reading Impact and Bliss