Category Archives: friends

Sometimes you just need to rest

Rest. A period of doing nothing. Saying nothing. Not having to meet anyone else’s expectations. Yesterday was that for me. Around 3pm, while I was looking up some literature for my final research project a wave of tiredness hit me. … Continue reading

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After 31 years, take me out to the ballgame

“Take me out to the ball game, take me out to the crowd. Buy me some peanuts and cracker jack. I don’t care if I never get back. Let me root, root root for the home team. If they don’t … Continue reading

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Post Wedding Detoxing (aka: My 30 yr old body can’t hang like my 20 yr old one could)

Yes, it’s that time of year. After a lengthy drought of weddings, I find myself surrounded by friends and associates that are getting married. It seems like there was a big wedding push right after college, then a lull for … Continue reading

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3.1 miles and channa masala

There’s always that nervous feeling before a race. Can I do this? Have I trained enough? As a recovering couch potato, It’s not like I am a pro at the pre-run symptoms, but I can imagine. Prior to my 5K … Continue reading

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My popcorn evolution

When I was younger, I had jiffy pop. Who couldn’t resist popping popcorn in a disposable aluminum pan? I loved to watch my mother heat it on the stove and see the big aluminum foil cloud full of popcorn rise. … Continue reading

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My big, fat, 31st birthday!

For some reason, I always get really reflective as my birthday nears. I like to take stock of what’s working and not working  in my life so that way I can make moves to fix them in the new birthday … Continue reading

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Ph.Divas NYC brunch and walkabout

This weekend was one of the best I have had in a long time. On Saturday, I headed down to Greenwich to hang out with J, a friend that I have known for over 10 years. She was giving a … Continue reading

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Viva Barcelona!

I’m sure you thought this post was going to be about Barcelona, Spain. It’s on my bucket list, but I haven’t made it there yet. On the contrary, I am referring to one of my favorite restaurants in New Haven.  The … Continue reading

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CT wine tasting, Groupon Style

I have always been amazed at the amount of wineries that Connecticut has. Given that wine is my drink of choice, I have been equally amazed that in all of my years in CT that I have not explored any … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in June?

Or maybe this would be better titled, “Kyle can cook?” After picking at my friend Kyle for a bit about his culinary skills, he finally decided to prove he could throw down in the kitchen. Last night, he cooked a … Continue reading

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