I’m lucky enough to have a group of compassionate, caring female friends—but not everyone has the same experience, and we’ve all dealt with bizarre criticism, pressure and negative energy from other women. This campaign is interesting, although I haven’t read all of the website yet. The fact that the two founders felt the need to speak out recognizes that we hide, stigmatize and cover up the girl wars. Check it out.
escaping from work early for a neon pedicure. best friend in town. truly thoughtful and hilarious gifts in the mail and in person. delicious tapas and perfect sangria. so many of my favorite ladies all at the same table. short skirts and high heels. lots of dancing. everyone making an appearance. banishing hangover with a workout. days with no agenda. long walks. sunshine and a breeze. longer walks. back porch barbeque. truly bizarre conversations. epic, epic chocolate peanut butter birthday cake. late-night phone calls. beach days with no timeline. charming new england towns. big, big beach hair. clear water and a light dusting of sand. kitchen table picnic. half-naked naps. late evening walks. couch catch-up. starting this week with an early, humid, glorious run. photos to come.
Mini existential work crisis. In which I compared the value of the 1000+ thank you notes I have written in the last year to 1000+ [grounded] paper airplanes while my roommate watched me hysterically laughing/crying on my bed. I think I’m going to actively pursue some other jobs, or at least other creative outlets. Suggestions, tips, leads, and xanax welcome.
“Get dressed up, even when you don’t have to. Especially for a date. Remember, looking good is power”—Eleanor Hickman, 81, former NYC and Boston society columnist that shared my table outside Whole Foods at lunch today.
There’s officially less than a week before I begin cycling to the west coast and my to-do list is growing by the second. But between the riding and the packing and the excitement, I wanted to take one more opportunity to tell you all thanks for your astounding support. The amount of generosity I…
She leaves tomorrow to bike from Boston to Santa Barbara, CA! Check out the rest of her tumblr, donate if you’re so inclined, and follow her crazy trip across the country for the next two months!!
1,179 words down, and I feel less crazy than I did all day at work. Inspired by 21.5.800, I’m going to try to write at least 800 words a day for 21 days. I might not get to the yoga part, because I’ve been more into running and weights lately, but I could definitely use the writing. Not everything I write will be for public consumption, but if you’re interested in reading what I’m writing, let me know. If you’re doing it too, I’d probably like to read whatever you’re up for sharing!