Zigging my Zag: An Ode to Spring

There is a pleasant buzz about, and I think it's called spring. I think it's called rebirth and fresh hope and sunshine. Serendipitous moments just kicking around our neighborhood in Brooklyn, which is full of fresh energy and life, people pushing strollers and showing some leg, windows flung open and side streets with their green canopies begging for exploration...

Spotlight: Mother’s Comfort Project

I am proud to be on the board of Rational Animal, a NYC nonprofit that uses media to raise awareness of at-risk animals. One of my favorite projects of ours is called Mother's Comfort Project, which brings together groups of volunteers to sew cozy, handmade dog beds and catnip toys for animals in New York's harsh municipal animal shelters...

Goodbye, Goldilocks

I've been like Goldilocks this year, trying on New York experiences and rituals until I find the ones that are just right. (If you're new to this blog: I moved to New York a year ago, after 10 years in Washington, DC.) As I navigated life in a new city, I found myself comparing every experience against some kind of external measure...