Monthly Archives for August 2011

Irene

Thoughts and prayers to everyone in NYC and Hoboken.  Be safe and smart out there, loved ones!

27. August 2011 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Hoboken, New York City | Tags: , | 1 comment

Never Were Words So True

“Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick.  Don’t lose faith.  I’m convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did.  You’ve got to find what you love.  And that is … Continue reading

25. August 2011 by Alyssa
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Life Lesson #10

An actual conversation I had at the hair salon today: Stylist:  “So, why are you here today?” Me:  “Because I want to be a blonde.” Stylist:  “Oh.  Well, unfortunately I can’t do that for you.” Me:  “You can’t?” Stylist:  “No, … Continue reading

21. August 2011 by Alyssa
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August 18th: The Day I Hugged Lady Gaga

On Thursday, I got to spend an hour in the same studio with someone that you may have heard me mention on here once or twice before… Yes, Lady Gaga.  And yes, I just about died.  Funny to think that my … Continue reading

20. August 2011 by Alyssa
Categories: Lady Gaga, New York City, Scenic | Tags: , , , | 2 comments

Halloween in August

Paws up.

18. August 2011 by Alyssa
Categories: Holidays, Lady Gaga | Tags: , , | 1 comment

I Was Here

“I want to say I lived each day until I die, And know that I meant something in somebody’s life. The hearts I have touched will be the proof that I leave, That I made a difference, and this world … Continue reading

18. August 2011 by Alyssa
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Beaütiful

“There’s something, something about just knowing when it’s right.” Please go watch this video right now and prepare to be inspired. I have a sudden urge to move to Nebraska. And to become a mermaid. What do you think of … Continue reading

16. August 2011 by Alyssa
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Ready for Those Flashing Lights

This weekend, Jimmy came to town. Before he even got here, we both made it clear that we were on very strict budgets. However, as with anything and everything that Jimmy and I do, there were clearly exceptions. What were … Continue reading

15. August 2011 by Alyssa
Categories: Food, Friends, Hoboken, Lady Gaga, New York City | Tags: , , , , , , | 3 comments

Lucky Duck

I consider myself to be an incredibly lucky girl… …because I have a boss who will bring me flowers for absolutely no reason. …and because Jimmy Knowles is coming to town in less than 24 hours.  Shenanigans* shall ensue.     … Continue reading

11. August 2011 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Food, Friends, Lady Gaga, New York City | Tags: | Leave a comment

As Told by Jimmy: Part Quattro

Jimmy:  “I wonder what I should do with my bag on Friday.” Me:  “You can totally drop anything you need to off at the office.” Jimmy:  “Alright, maybe I’ll do that.  It’s nothing crazy — just a small duffle bag … Continue reading

08. August 2011 by Alyssa
Categories: Friends, Lady Gaga, New York City, Quotes | Tags: | 1 comment

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