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Year: 2016

2016: Losing Inhibitions and Gaining Friendships

“And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke This year could be called the year of relationships. It has taught me a lot about them from friendship to romantic, and everything in between. But most importantly of all my relationship with myself. Perhaps it was because in 2015 I was recovering ….


Wandering Willard

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” ~ Albert Einstein Getting back into the hiking groove, it seems I am revisiting the oldies but goodies. And while many of the trails I have hiked this past week have been ones I have visited countless times before. The thing about hiking is that it IS a new adventure ….

A Christmas Recap

“Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” ~ Dale Evans Flying home this year for Christmas, I was unbelievably excited. The closer we got to the mountains, the whiter it got. For the first time in years, it was going to be a white christmas! You might think uh what? ….

Merry Christmas

“Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values.” ~  Thomas S. Monson “Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” ~ ….

Starry Starry Peaked

“It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.” ~ Muhammad Ali Growing up in the White Mountains, you either ski, hike, or do both. Well I don’t do both. I shocker of of shockers just hike. There is nothing like the satisfaction of reaching the top of the mountain. No matter ….

The Skinny Pancake

“It’s easy to impress me. I don’t need a fancy party to be happy. Just good friends, good food, and good laughs. I’m happy. I’m satisfied. I’m content.” ~ Maria Sharapova  Let me preface this with: I. Do. Not. Have. A. Problem. Okay maybe a slight one. But if you went to this place you would have a problem too. ….

The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” ~ John F. Kennedy Three years ago, on my old blog, I wrote in depth about Vermont and what it meant to me. But also how difficult it was to go back there. I was rereading that post ….

What DO I Wear!?!? Holiday Primping

“I don’t work with a stylist, I don’t work with a glam squad to get me together for the red carpet, I really enjoy the time it takes to do it myself, to choose my clothes and do my own makeup and my own hair.” ~ Dita Von Teese It comes as a surprise to many, but despite being a ….

Winter at Bryant Park: The Tree Lighting

“While I relish our warm months, winter forms our character and brings out our best.” ~ Tom Allen If you read my blog, you know how much I love Bryant Park. I have mentioned at least half a dozen times and you can be sure I will be mentioning it another half dozen. Every year they turn it into a ….

What DO I Wear!?!? Holiday Parties

“There’s something about a Christmas sweater that will always make me laugh.” ~ Kristen Wiig ‘Tis the season and if you have a party or a gala coming up, you WANT to look your best. It can be hard to figure out what to wear. I got you covered. // Blazer: Anthropologie // Dress: BCBG // Necklace: SeaMilligan Designs // ….