Straight Up Now Tell Me

Is it just me, or do you also tend to get everything in your life (work, personal, family, etc.) crescendo all at once (even when it’s not Mercury in Retrograde)? That was how this weekend was – I spent the weekend managing a case for work, facing my family’s collective anxiety about my nana’s upcoming surgery, sleeping less than normal, while trying to squeeze in … Continue reading Straight Up Now Tell Me

Feels like summer

Philadelphia really knows how to kick off the summer by hitting 90 degrees before June even arrives. I personally am not a fan of the heat so while I enjoy the escapes to the beach during these next few months, I dread being outside when I’m not near a major water source. The thing is – Philly comes alive in the spring and summer. My … Continue reading Feels like summer

Ringing in 2019 on an airplane

Written after breaking down all of the Christmas decorations. Even though I’ve been off for a week already and clearly confused on what day it is (hence why this is a day late), I’ve been using the last few days to think about what I want to achieve in 2019. I know, I know – join every other social media site, channel, influencer, writer, etc. … Continue reading Ringing in 2019 on an airplane

When pizza meets pasta

Written while listening to some Tuesday toons. When I first set out trying to find Roman food, particularly pasta, in Philadelphia, I was a bit convinced that this shouldn’t be too difficult. I’m highly familiar with Melograno, an Italian restaurant started by a Temple Rome alumna and her husband who is from Rome. And if they’re initial restaurant wasn’t enough, they just opened L’anima in … Continue reading When pizza meets pasta