(aka my first movie extra experience) I fully recognize that my acting skills are ... well, they're on the same level as a lot of TV and movie stars, actually -- but still extraordinarily shitty. However, that has not stopped me from aligning myself with a casting agency that specializes in extras. Because life is… Continue reading My Time As A Pretend Stewardess in a German Film
If you have never found yourself on 95 (or, for you out-of-towners, I-95 or The 95), particularly the part that loops around Boston, go right ahead and give yourself a high-five (and no, that's not a sexual thing...yet). Congratulate yourself for never having to deal with the drudgery that is when 95 and 128 come together to… Continue reading Interstate 95: Where Hopes, Dreams, and Peace of Mind Go to Die
My 28th birthday has officially come and gone. And by "officially" I mean, "A public official totally came out an announced that my birthday had, in fact happened." Or something like that. With Montreal last weekend and a barbecue this weekend, we're technically celebrating all week. My actual birthday day was a mix of the… Continue reading 5 Things We All Need to Do Before We Hit 30
My husband and I just got back from a long weekend in Montreal. After about three or so years of remarking that we were actually a closer drive to Montreal than we were to New York City (especially after we moved an additional half hour up north), we finally spent time in our closet French… Continue reading In a Place Where Even the Police Sirens are Polite
About a month or so back, I was lucky enough to do an interview at a fairly popular New England morning radio show. I had written about the Market Basket story and how an upheaval like this was exactly what America needed. They had me on the show to elaborate on my essay, discuss my views… Continue reading What If, As a Model, I Have No Interest In “Breaking Into” Anything?
I've talked about this many times before, in other platforms and in various & sundry formats. But it seems like I can never really get it out of my system. Every time I hear a writer-friend talk about how they don't need to understand syntax because, "that's what editors are for," I feel the need to rant well… Continue reading Why I Hate Writers Who Actively Disregard Grammar