Worth a Thousand Words

The downside to living 4 blocks from the beach is that I now have a longer commute. However, I decided to look at the upside and “magically” I now finally have time to… Continue reading

With A Little Help From My Friends

Happy Monday! I am happy to report that Rockaway is treating me well, although come Mondays I need a day off from my weekends! Since moving in, my weekends have been spent with… Continue reading

Teacher’s Pet

Do you have a certain “spot” that you prefer to setup your yoga mat and practice at your yoga studio? Humans tend to be creatures of habit, and that certain spot three rows… Continue reading

Hell-Raiser to Rock-ette

Wow, two weeks without a post! July has been a really busy and crazy month, but a blast.  So what have I been up to the past couple of weeks?? Let’s see….in addition… Continue reading

The NYC “Cool” Tourists

Last August, on a whim, I booked a surf vacation to Costa Rica and little did I know that this trip was going to be an experience of a life time. I figured… Continue reading

My Head is an Animal

I love how music can transport you instantly to another time and memory in your life. All of a sudden Tom Petty’s “Running Down a Dream” comes on the radio, and I am… Continue reading


Do you ever find a gem in the rough and want to keep it all to yourself? I semi let the cat out of the bag last week in my post “Escape Plan… Continue reading

Shake It Out

Swish swish swash goes the washing machine. I wish there was a course offered in college on how to survive your 20s. Well, from what I hear, there should be manuals on how… Continue reading

Escape Plan for New Yorkers

Picture this: the hustle and bustle of a New York City subway car. NYers heading to their coveted weekend brunch and tourists checking their maps to make sure they will not miss their… Continue reading

Aged to Perfection

Task #10 (reading Saltwater Buddha) on my “Endless Summer” list: almost complete. Well, “almost” in the sense that I have 50 pages to go, but I am not quite sure how “reading on… Continue reading

Hidden Cove Camp

I love how photographs can transport you to another time and place. From a very early age I can remember staring at pictures that my parents took on their worldwide travels and being… Continue reading

Down Dog Dilemma

I like beer. No, I really, really love GOOD beer (no “light” beers please). Come Friday, a cold beer is a welcome invitation to the weekend.  However, a couple months ago I found… Continue reading

“live in the sunshine…

…swim in the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Happy Summer Solstice! At 7PM EST today, Summer officially starts in the Northern Hemisphere. Although the majority of us adult-folk no longer get Summer… Continue reading

Tuning In

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” – Mary Oliver I am a 26 year-old (wait, I am how young?!) female and I live and… Continue reading