Know Thy Neighbors

Growing up, I loved having tons of neighbors to be friends with. Our subdivision was full of kids my age. There was the girl whose backyard was filled with McDonald’s playground equipment. And in addition to burger-themed slides, she had a trampoline, making her backyard pretty much the most fun thing in existence. Then there […]

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Style in the City

Someone once said “It’s not what you wear; It’s how you wear it.” Well, many people have said that, including me, when I realized soon after arriving in New York City that street style here is 95% how you put an outfit together. (And maybe 5% that you’re wearing somewhat serviceable clothing, and not, say, […]

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The Grey Area of Blogging

Last week, I attended a little meet-and-greet with President Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power. No big deal. Back in my former reporting job in Washington DC, I was in close proximity of the president and various “DC famous” people a good number of times, so I […]

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