There are myriad perks to being a writer. One of them is being sent random things in the mail from PR people trying to woo you to cover their products/services in your publication. Since I writer for a parenting magazine, this often means Dora the Explorer DVDs, Hello Kitty lunchboxes, Star Wars workbooks and the like, but sometimes we hit the jackpot with something age appropriate. And that jackpot is usually food. Our deputy editor recently received samples of HelloFresh food boxes: recipes and the exact ingredients the call for, in one box, delivered to your door (or to your office, as the case may be).
My college roommates and I thought we were pretty clever with the sheet sign that we came up with to hang from our porch for graduation weekend. Sheet signs at the University of… Continue reading
New York City. The Big Apple. The City that Never Sleeps. I honestly don’t think I have anything to say about the place that has not already been said. But I have things… Continue reading
That song actually makes me think of a time before college. Before roommates, learning my way around campus, actually having to study for exams, paying rent to a landlord and killing a cockroach… Continue reading
Yesterday I sat in an empty cubicle at work, leafing through a UD yearbook from 1968. I was looking for two specific pictures for a piece I was writing, and I found them. Amidst… Continue reading