Highlights of 2015

—Moved into a new apartment —Enjoyed/endured a very snowy winter —Saw my name credited on the copyright page of a book for the first time —Went ice skating at Bryant Park (and confirmed that I am terrible at ice skating) —Took a copyediting class at NYU, in the Woolworth Building   —Got my last wisdom tooth … More Highlights of 2015

A Few of My Favorite Things, #30: Notre Dame’s Campus

This will be my last post in this series—I was aiming to write every day in June, and I managed to do so! I’ll keep posting periodically but not every day. There are certain places that contain so many memories that they leap out from every corner whenever you visit. Notre Dame became one of … More A Few of My Favorite Things, #30: Notre Dame’s Campus

A Few of My Favorite Things, #15: Little House Books

One of my favorite series growing up was Little House on the Prairie. They sparked a love of historical fiction throughout my childhood—I read every book in the American Girl and Dear America series. But the Little House series was the first one I fell in love with, and I spent many afternoons pretending to travel across America … More A Few of My Favorite Things, #15: Little House Books

A Few of My Favorite Things, #11: Walt Disney Imagineering

When I was fourteen years old, I purchased this book while on vacation at Walt Disney World: I had been a Disney fanatic from the time I was a toddler—I collected park maps, watched the free vacation planning videos for fun, and learned everything I could about the parks and the stories behind them. (Was I … More A Few of My Favorite Things, #11: Walt Disney Imagineering

7 Quick Takes: Snow days, Disney music, and disasters averted

Linking up with Kelly. —1— You’ve probably heard that we had a blizzard here in New York this week. As a result, I had a half day of work on Monday and a snow day on Tuesday. Not bad. It’s been quite a while since I’ve had a snow day…the last time involved a lot … More 7 Quick Takes: Snow days, Disney music, and disasters averted

Everyday details

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice. —St. Francis de Sales I am currently without wifi in my apartment, hence the silence here. That should be fixed soon enough. For some reason I’ve been thinking a lot of Orange lately; I think that in the midst of a New York January I have … More Everyday details