I’ve been wanting to do these top ten lists for well over a month now, but the month of December was bananas, so I’m going to spend the first couple of weeks of 2019 looking back on 2018 and sharing my favorite things from the year. I love going to the movies. It feels like … Continue reading Top 10 Movies of 2018
I am grateful for the mystery of peace, for the way my fears and anxieties and worries and complaints melt away in the presence of magnificent mountains. On the back of a motorcycle, on the way to town, mundane day to day moments are made wonderful by the towering presence of the mountains. They're right … Continue reading i am grateful (for m).
Yesterday I was scrolling through Netflix looking for a movie to watch while I graded first grade math papers (which is riveting stuff, believe me). I didn't have to scroll long before I saw The Giver in the Recently Added section. (*Disclaimer: I live in the Dominican Republic which means I have Dominican Netflix, which … Continue reading The Giver
October-December is my favorite time of year, with the best month of all right in the middle of all the fun. For the first 22 years of my life October, November, and December meant trips to the cider mill for apple cider, doughnuts, and picking out a pumpkin. Fall meant raking leaves and jumping in … Continue reading Halloween movies
June was an exhausting month. We finished up the school year at Las Palmas and then I worked a week with YouthWorks in Brooklyn and spent the last couple of days of June running around getting things in order for my visa application! BLOG POSTS & ARTICLES // For God so loved Caitlyn Jenner by … Continue reading Here’s the thing about June
This afternoon I went to see Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2. It was not our first choice, but that's what we get for relying on a Dominican movie theater's website for showtimes. It turned out to be a good one though and not just because we had the theater to ourselves. (Nobody else wanted to … Continue reading Here’s the thing about Maya Blart
What a great start to 2015! I rang in the New Year in New York, came back to the DR to house sit with my new favorite dog and two new cat friends, sent out draft 1 of part 1 of The Nation to reader-friends, paid my deposit for my Peru trip, and already managed to … Continue reading Here’s the thing about January