Sunday Eve Posts Are Becoming a Thing // November 22, 2020

Scary that I just wrote the title as November 22, 2019. It feels as if no time has passed since last Thanksgiving. What is even scarier, is that we are rapidly approaching the 1 year mark of the day the world shut down (at least here in NYC). Last year was a weird Thanksgiving for my family. After many years of my parents hosting Thanksgiving, … Continue reading Sunday Eve Posts Are Becoming a Thing // November 22, 2020

How the Pandemic Has Changed Me And My City

There is nudity everywhere. Weird way to start a blog post, especially as I know I haven’t written as much as I had hoped to over the last few months. Let me tell you what inspired this post. Last Saturday, I crossed the street and walked three blocks south and made a quick left and entered my nail salon. My hands were sanitized, my temperature … Continue reading How the Pandemic Has Changed Me And My City

166 Days Into Quarantine, I Finally Got a COVID Test

Over the last few months, I’ve started a lot of posts, and yet none of them felt quite right. Today, I really felt inspired to catch you all up on my life. As the title says, the most exciting (??) thing that has happened to me in a while was my COVID test this morning. In NYC, we still can get results very quickly (unlike … Continue reading 166 Days Into Quarantine, I Finally Got a COVID Test

Blackout Tuesday and The Importance of Continuing Education And Advocacy

On social media today, there is a movement where one posts a picture of a black square. This square is supposed to represent self muting, to give space to people who are trying to educate on the black lives matters movement. It means taking the time off from posting photos of your cat, or boyfriend, or latest baked goods. The black square is acknowledgement that … Continue reading Blackout Tuesday and The Importance of Continuing Education And Advocacy

Peaceful Protests And The Death of George Floyd

Another topic I never thought I would be writing about, but how could I not address what’s happening in NYC, Minneapolis, LA, and other cities around the country and the world. First, let me acknowledge the privilege I have to even be experiencing this and writing this. I never knew and probably never will know the fear African American people face when they go out. … Continue reading Peaceful Protests And The Death of George Floyd