How To: Host an Autumnal Cocktail Party

I cried at Trader Joes yesterday. I was picking up ingredients for Evan’s going-away party, and the cashier asked me if I was having a party and what was I celebrating. Immediate waterworks. But I needed to do that before I actually got started, because God forbid if I started uncontrollably sobbing while making crostini. Nothing would gotten done. But back to Evan. I am so … Continue reading How To: Host an Autumnal Cocktail Party

Phoenix

I can’t believe three months gone by since I posted. I needed a bit of a social media break, though I’m still moderately addicted to Instagram. My posts have gone from one a day to more like one a week, unless I have trip or event to post about. The majority of my anxiety and depression have been centered around the dystopian American society with … Continue reading Phoenix

Wine Tasting in Santa Ynez

I’ll admit it, even with all my drama and tears and breaking windows and such, I do manage to have ridiculously wonderful birthdays with people who love me. Last year was an extravaganza of a surprise party, lovingly thrown by Evan and Jaimie and Jeff. This year, it was bit more spaced out – with a weekend camping and then an impromptu beer and burger night … Continue reading Wine Tasting in Santa Ynez

The Hipster’s Guide to San Diego

Slowly recuperating/getting fired up post-inauguration. It hit me a lot harder than I expected, and I knew it was going to hit hard. We’re pushing the podcast forward, I’m joining a feminist book club, I’d like to host a pop-up fundraiser dinner for the ACLU and I’ve been doing some pro-bono legal work. None of this seems like enough, but I’ll keep pushing. The break … Continue reading The Hipster’s Guide to San Diego