applauding life's memorable moments

summer vacation.

In summer on August 11, 2012 at 11:19 pm

Beach mornings that turn into poolside evenings are idyllic. A week at the beach with my family was exactly what I needed to recharge and give a proper nod to summer.

I don’t know if it’s the lingering sand and salty air, or the accepted uniform of bathing suits and messy hair that forces me into perpetual bliss.

Plus, the obligitary feast of leftovers and sangria on the last night is the perfect toast to a successful trip.

here’s to overdue tan lines,




In dc, eats on February 10, 2012 at 12:34 pm

After reading rave reviews about this DC pizza spot, I’ve wanted to see what all the fuss is about. I went last night and ohmygoodness, the rumors are true: 2Amys is too good.

(I opted for the margherita extra)

Leave work and go there right meow.

here’s to salty crust,


hump day rituals.

In mish-mosh on February 8, 2012 at 11:38 am

Every week, Wednesday feels like such an achievement. It’s the mark of the middle of the work week, no longer in the manic Monday/Tuesday zone and the obligatory Thursday happy hours and weekend celebrations are just barely in the future.

(marc johns)

A friend of mine sends me a “Happy Hump Day!” text or email every Wednesday, and that simple reminder is just the amount of motivation I need to accomplish the remaining weekly to-do’s.

here’s to stretched out pencil skirts and space heaters,