Category Archives for Quotes

The Secret of the Universe

“And at some point, deep in the night, when we were swinging on the jungle gym and showers of sparks were flying out of our mouths, I had the epiphany that laughter was light, and light was laughter, and that … Continue reading

08. March 2014 by Alyssa
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“You know that place between sleep and awake?  That place where you still remember dreaming?  That’s where I will always love you.”

26. January 2014 by Alyssa
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The Good Life

“We ate well and cheaply and drank well and cheaply and slept well and warm together and loved each other.” – Ernest Hemingway

09. January 2014 by Alyssa
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Giving Thanks

I’m thankful for my family.  First and foremost. Every single second of every single day.  And that includes family-to-be! I’m thankful for my health.  This wasn’t always the case.  I’m quite confident that 2013 has been my healthiest year yet … Continue reading

27. November 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Family, Friends, Holidays, Home, Quotes, Real Talk, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , | 4 comments

City Love

“I heart NY.  I love its gritty glamour, you-can’t-make-this-stuff-up serendipity, its adrenaline high, its 24-7 gratification, its philosopher taxi cab drivers, its come-one-come-all welcome mat.” – Holly Prubakh

23. November 2013 by Alyssa
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Nick + Anna

This weekend, I had the great honor of shooting a most special set of engagement photos. What made them so special? Meet:  Nick + Anna, my big brother and new sister-to-be! A couple of weeks ago, I received a strangely … Continue reading

12. November 2013 by Alyssa
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Home Is Where the Heart Is

“You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart always will be elsewhere.  That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.” — Miriam Adeney [Photo … Continue reading

18. October 2013 by Alyssa
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One Fine Day

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, when asked to share his recipe for happiness: “One grand boulevard with trees, with one grand cafe in sun, with strong black coffee in very small cups. One [not necessarily] very beautiful man or woman who loves you. … Continue reading

08. October 2013 by Alyssa
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Wake Me Up When September Ends

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” — L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables And just like that, September is over with the blink of an eye. September has always been one of my favorite … Continue reading

03. October 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Friends, Hoboken, New York City, Quotes, Real Talk, Scenic | Tags: , , , , , , , | 4 comments

In With the New

“Be sure to celebrate the small things… Bright days, good friends, and anything with sprinkles.” It’s Monday, and there is definitely PLENTY to celebrate — like a new apartment!  It was sad saying goodbye to the place that’s been “home” for … Continue reading

30. September 2013 by Alyssa
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