Monthly Archives for August 2012

Don’t Ever Forget

I passed this street art in SoHo yesterday: “Keep it simple!  And don’t ever forget how it was like being a kid.” Couldn’t have said it better myself. On that note, I’m off to spend the last weekend of the … Continue reading

31. August 2012 by Alyssa
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The Hunger Games

Just your typical Wednesday night dinner, cooked by my oh-so-wonderful roommate Frank the Tank: It’s okay to be jealous.

30. August 2012 by Alyssa
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In Pursuit

“There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” – C.S. Lewis

29. August 2012 by Alyssa
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What I Know For Sure

When I was younger, my dream was to grow up and work for The Oprah Winfrey Show. I have always been so in awe of Oprah — her beliefs, her struggles, her success, her passion — and I’ve looked up … Continue reading

27. August 2012 by Alyssa
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The Light That Got Lost

“The world is blue at its edges and in its depths.  This blue is the light that got lost.  Light at the blue end of the spectrum does not travel the whole distance from the sun to us.  It disperses … Continue reading

25. August 2012 by Alyssa
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Beers on the Pier

Pier 13: Reason #92048293 I love Hoboken.  

24. August 2012 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Friends, Hoboken, New York City, Scenic | Tags: , , , | 3 comments

Life Lesson #18

When life gets you down, sometimes all you really need is a wine glass the size of your head. And having a few great friends by your side sure doesn’t hurt, either.

23. August 2012 by Alyssa
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As Told by Jimmy: Part VII

On Our Upcoming Dinner at the Meatball Shop: “I think I’m going to get a hero.  Because I am one.  And because it’s served on a baguette.” – Jimmy Knowles Happy Anniversary Jimbo.  This year has been lonely and sad … Continue reading

22. August 2012 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Friends, New York City, Quotes | Tags: , , | 1 comment

Peer Pressure

It is Monday and I am tired. (Almost as tired as my little brother was on his 21st birthday.) I had planned on using this past weekend to re-charge my batteries.  I didn’t want to do anything on Saturday night. … Continue reading

20. August 2012 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Friends, Hoboken, New York City | Tags: , , , | 1 comment

I Was Here, Part II

This Beyonce performance hit the Internet last night and I literally cannot stop watching it.  It’s an odd coincidence really, seeing as I first posted these lyrics exactly one year ago to the day. Chills. This woman can do no … Continue reading

19. August 2012 by Alyssa
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