Le Diner en Blanc

The alternate title for this post was “Am I cool enough to be here?” Without #bff Kel the answer would most definitely have been a hard no. In fact Kel was the only reason I was cool enough to be there. And now all I want is to be this cool and fancy forever. Diner…

Table 14: Compound of Dreams

35 minutes of Aerobics, 54 minutes of unidentified “Sport.” That was the report back from the exercise tracker on my Fitbit after Alex and Travis’ wedding. (Oh right, guys I got a new Fitbit so you don’t need to worry about me anymore.) If that intense exercise report isn’t a sign of a good wedding, I…

Entrepreneurial Schemes and Dollar Store Dreams

Growing up there was no greater bastion of fake grownup independence than The Dollar Store. Filled with bouncy balls, tiny figurines that would immediately be lost between the car seats, and 14,000 glitter stickers that could be all yours by plunking 100 cents on the counter, it was glorious. For us kids, getting the mini…

Just Show Up

We’re coming up on my 10 year college reunion, which makes me feel like a really fortunate, well-educated dinosaur. Other things that happened 10 years ago: Britney’s buzz cut, the debut of the first iPhone, and the Spice Girls Reunion Tour.  (That last one sent me into a tail spin because when I saw it…

The Longest Bocce Tournament Known to Mankind

I recently spent the weekend with my best friend in Pennsylvania. And if you haven’t spent a weekend hanging out with Kel you really should. It’s good for your soul. Or I guess spend a weekend with your own best friend, but I’m just saying that if there was a Yelp for people Kel would…