7 Quick Takes: A Pilgrimage and New Discoveries

Linking up with Kelly. —1— On Saturday, I walked the Pilgrimage of New York, a fourteen-mile walk from the Mother Cabrini Shrine (near the Cloisters) to the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Shrine (near the Staten Island Ferry). We started at 9:00am and arrived at our destination for 6:00pm Mass. We lucked out and had beautiful … More 7 Quick Takes: A Pilgrimage and New Discoveries

7 Quick Takes: Crazy Dreams, Blessed Is She, and Basketball

Linking up with Kelly. —1— The weather has been all over the place lately—two weeks ago, it was freezing cold with record lows and terrible winds; then last week it was so nice and sunny outside that I went running in the park in shorts! It was great to spend a warm day outside in … More 7 Quick Takes: Crazy Dreams, Blessed Is She, and Basketball

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

7 Quick Takes: Wine Roulette, Concerts, and Flowers in Winter

Linking up with Kelly. —1— Our Gaudete Sunday party went well! I don’t have any pictures, but our apartment was saturated in pink and purple for the event (or rose and violet, rather). The best part of the night was probably at the end, when we brought out a few bottles of wine that Liz’s … More 7 Quick Takes: Wine Roulette, Concerts, and Flowers in Winter

Indecision

The other day I sat down on the subway, headed for home. I was tired and achy and a little bit sick, ready to sit down on the couch and rest. As the subway started moving I remembered that there was a holy hour soon at one of my favorite churches in the city. I’d … More Indecision