squirrel-dandelion_1865738i

The Story of the Squirrel

Here is the story, as promised, of the dead squirrel. I’ve got a decent down payment saved up but because I don’t actually make all that much money, I’m somewhat limited in what I can buy. My choices are A) a beautiful house in a neighborhood where I will most definitely get shot or B)…

2013-latest-game-of-thrones-wallpaper

Wanted: Boyfriend with HBO

Unlike the rest of the free world, I did not watch Game of Thrones last night. This is partially because I no longer have a boyfriend with access to HBO and partially because I was busy replying to student emails with my standard, “The answer IS IN YOUR SYLLABUS!!!” But I digress. Game of Thrones…

Step 3

How Home Buying is Supposed to Look

This is what I thought home buying would look like (although after explaining my occupation to a mortgage broker, only to then be asked “What does your husband do?” I have my doubts…) Step 1) Couple finds dream home whilst drinking organic, fresh-squeezed orange juice and surfing the web on a trendy laptop.  (Note fresh…

spacey

How to Watch House of Cards

If you watch House of Cards, you’ll understand.  And if you live with your parents, you’ll definitely understand.  If you do both (watch House of Cards AND live with your parents) well, God help you.  It’s enough to make you want to stab yourself in the eye with a fork. To my mother’s credit, I…

1342031307812_5608172

Throwback Thursday: My Legs Have Betrayed Me

If January is the month for making New Year’s Resolutions, February is the month for breaking them.  And so, in the spirit of camaraderie,  I offer up a post for all those who have already stopped going to gym… I have cellulite.  I’m not quite sure when this happened because I’ve always liked my legs. …

whereamigoing

Confessions of a Confused Commuter

Have I mentioned that I’m now teaching at one studio in Center City, one studio out in the ‘burbs, one high school in New Jersey and two different college campuses?  Well, I am.  And that doesn’t even include rehearsals. Which is why I have finally become one of those people who uses GPS for everything.…

pickup-lines-7

A Valentine’s Day Miracle

Let’s start with last Friday.  Last Friday I went to the Art Museum.  Again.  I’m practically living at the art museum these days.  It’s great really: you get all the trappings of a great date (decent wine, an excuse to get dressed up, people watching, etc.) but you don’t actually have to be on a…