Categories: excursions, family, fear, our history, thinking too much

Snagged a few PTO days for the end of next week.  Convinced the hubby that we can scoop up and walk away.  Drive to some remote town within a 3 hour radius and live there for a little while.  Somewhere with a pool or a seaside.  Somewhere with walls that don’t look like the ones … Read More


Categories: celebrations, excursions, friends, what in the entire hayle

We decided to do it. We were fresh off the high of the Dîner en Blanc (pronounced DEE-nay un Blunh …. NO. CEE. SOUND AT THE END) in Manhattan, this year being my 3rd.  Coming out of that experience which is always grueling in the schlep to get there but once there, nothing but a good time – … Read More


Categories: excursions, figuring it out, friends, good times, love & marriage, makin moves

The Setup Today’s account will be of the experience that I had being one of 100 some odd Brides to be at a Kleinfeld’s / Brides Magazine / Good Morning America event. I got put on to the event by Maxine (Thanks Max!) who was selected and had asked if there was a way to … Read More

Welcome Home / Send Off

Categories: celebrations, change, excursions, friends

After the dress fitting, Sugie, Max and I headed to 203 Lounge. The send off party didn’t start till 9 and it was 7:30 now, but we had no desire to wander the streets of NY in 96 degree weather. We hopped in a cab and headed out to the lounge. We walked in and … Read More


Categories: esteem, excursions, thinking too much, why am i doing this again?, work crap

Okay… so I’m stressing out. Up until this point, I was fine and really, couldn’t care less about the event I’m attending tomorrow. Just looked at it as another one of those kinds of events that calls for me to attend on be half of work. But… I won’t really be working. I’ll be attending. … Read More

Day II: Our day off

Categories: catching up, celebrations, excursions, traveling

Day II: Our day off This was the day that was slated for us to spend on our own, just doing our own thing. At the rehearsal dinner the night before many different plans were discussed… some people wanted to go shopping; some wanted to go to the beach; others still wanted to go get … Read More

The Trip Down the Aisle

Categories: catching up, celebrations, excursions, family, traveling

Not my trip literally, but all the makings of Lavern & Andrew’s Wedding. We made it. It’s over, they’re married and happy and it was all beautiful. I meant to blog day after day, but never got around to it, so now, the abridged version: Day 1: Getting to Florida We booked our flights on … Read More

Old School

Categories: esteem, excursions, family, future gazing, good day, good times, growing

It’s amazing what good movies can do for a night. Good, old school movies that take you back to a time and place that you’re fond of reminiscing about but maybe would never relive again. We watched 2 movies, one last night before we fell asleep on the couch and one this morning as we … Read More


Categories: celebrations, excursions, love & marriage

After much driving and flying around, I’m finally home. I don’t really have too much to say. I slept on most of the planes because I was completely tuckered out from the weekend. I’m sitting here now, thankful that I’ve given myself the option of a short week. I really don’t have much to do … Read More