21 January 2012

Model Behavior

It's always a pleasure working with the stunningly talented, T.  More of her work here.


16 January 2012

Sharing is Caring

I believe that in this always on, always connected, so-busy-tweeting-about-what-you're-doing-that-you-miss-out-on-the-experience world we live in: 

the beauty is not in what you choose to share, but in those precious few moments that you choose to keep private, to yourself.


07 January 2012


{Disclaimer: my iPhone music library needs a serious update.  Resume reading post.}

I was running to CVS late the other night {Max was making his famous to-die-for Carbonara with Turkey Bacon YUM!} to grab some eggs.  As with any other time I leave my apartment, I had my headphones in my ears with my music on shuffle.  As I approached the door to CVS, the guy in front of me didn't see me and let the door slam in my face.  Exactly as this was happening, Rihanna's "Rude Boy" came on my headphones, and I couldn't help but laugh.  And I knew somehow, somewhere, the man himself was responsible for this funny moment in my life.  Mr. Steve Jobs, I thank you.


03 January 2012

Necklace Ponderings

I bought this necklace while Christmas shopping {which is the most successful time of year for finding cute stuff. For myself.} I got it because it struck me, and reminded me of sewing, an old flame I had just recently rekindled {more on that later.}

I had 3 thoughts today regarding this necklace:

1 - Anyone who needs a haircut as badly as I do has no business walking around with a teeny pair of scissors strung around her neck

2 - To anyone else in the world, scissors "does not equal" sewing, and I probably look borderline psychotic

3 - The two new interns who started today are probably scared of me

Ah well, so long as it makes me smile, right? Right?


This post is brought to you by the letter "E" - which is currently missing from my keyboard due to a very fresh kitty

02 January 2012

I Wish....

I wish I had the time to do this every morning {without the waking up at 6am part}....

but I suppose that's what makes weekends {and Monday holidays!} so special.

Enjoy your today, in every way you choose to spend it.


Okay, I'd love enough time for this every morning too:

01 January 2012

Happy New Year

It's finally here, 2012. Since 12 is my birthday, and therefore favorite number, I have big expectations for this year. Specifically for myself. I believe that personal change and growth can occur at anytime, and don't need to be aligned to the beginning of a new year, but the spirit of change is all around us, and I'm welcoming it with open arms.

I've always kind of had this thing against New Years Eve. It's a great holiday and all, but I feel like it's a bit "what are you doing this weekend?!" times infinity. It's generally a lot of hype, and in my cold Boston case, ends in miserably low temperatures, not enough layers and the inability to locate a cab home. This year, I wanted to do something different.

I looked into midnight yoga classes, perfectly timed so that as the clock strikes midnight, you're laying on your mat, eyes closed, feeling utter peace and bliss. This greatly appealed to me, as I wanted to approach this new year feeling zen and relaxed, and not drunk then hungover. I went to sign up for a class in my neighborhood, but it was unfortunately already booked. Feeling bummed, but determined {I'm extremely stubborn once my mind is set,} I found a yoga podcast, and dug out some 90 or so tea lights.

At 42 minutes to midnight, the length of the class, we light the candles, turned off the lights, spread our mats, and began the class. I selected Eoin Finn's Yoga in Bali, which I had done before and loved. His voice is incredibly soothing, and he strikes the perfect balance between motivating speech, and serene silence. Living in close proximity to Copley Square meant lots of background noise out the window, but we were able to quickly tune it out. As the session came to a close, and we were basking in our post-yoga bliss, we heard the crowed cheer as the new year arrived. I couldn't help but feel an incredible sense of well being and peace - exactly the way I wanted to enter 2012.