I’ve lived in or near cities all of my life. Whether it’s New York City, Boston or London, I’ve always been drawn to metro areas. I think part of it has something to do with my need to be around people. I also think I’ve developed a lifestyle more suitable for city living. Urban areas […]

I recently was reading an article about increasing happiness which gave me the idea for this new post. Today, we’re more plugged in than ever before. This gives us, especially younger generations, opportunities to compare ourselves to others constantly. No wonder so many people, especially girls, are feeling less and less happy with themselves and their lives. […]

“Woman is not born: she is made. In the making, her humanity is destroyed. She becomes symbol of this, symbol of that: mother of the earth, slut of the universe; but she never becomes herself because it is forbidden for her to do so.” – Andrea Dworkin I’ve never turned a blind eye to sexism […]

Videogames In Real Life Youtube has been highlighting a recent trend in videos – bring video games to life. The trend revolves around some of our favorite video game characters in Super Mario Brothers, Mirror’s Edge, Assassin’s Creed, and others, attempting parkour. There’s a lot of Good in this World We are often shown more […]

This weekend was a great one. My father and stepmom came up to visit from New Jersey. Having my parents in Boston often allows me to at home, even if I’m really 260 miles away from it. Going to school in Boston has its advantages over colleges in less urban areas. Whether my parents are here […]

Video by David Lewandowski.   Someone help me out … I can’t decide if I love this or if it creeps me out. What do you think?

The past 24 hours have been rather normal for me: Last night I went to bed with that sinking feeling that today would be terrible.  I awoke and, much to my dismay, that feeling was still there. I couldn’t stop thinking that if I had only done “this” or “that” instead of what I had […]

The weekly roundup is where I’ll be posting links I found on the web that I think are interesting and hope you will too! Should Jay-Z severe ties with Barneys NY amid reports the store racially profiled its customers? The partnership is meant to provide college scholarships to children from low socio-economic brackets. If you needed […]

The old saying goes “Halloween is the one time of year when girls get to dress slutty and no one can judge them.” I mean seriously, everyone knows this rule. And if you don’t, then you’re probably a home-schooled freak from Africa who’s planning on dressing up as the Bride of Frankenstein (and will scare […]

This is my first attempt at creating my very own big girl blog. What’s a big girl blog, you ask? Well, for me, it’s a blog where there are more words than photos. Sure, I’ve had Tumblr for ages, but it doesn’t require much to search for and reblog photos. Big girl blogs however, take […]