Tennis Anyone?

The US Open is in full swing. This week’s schedule includes qualifying matches; the official play begins on August 29th. US Open Schedule (Cover photo credit: Photo by Pete Staples/USTA and photo caption: American Whitney Osuigwe defeated Mirjam Bjorklund of Sweden, 6-3, 6-6.) Serena Williams has announced that she will retire after this tournament. Read about her in… Continue reading Tennis Anyone?

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday August 19, 2022 “The morning had dawned clear and cold, with a crispness that hinted at the end of summer.” — George R.R. Martin One: Five Basic Pieces The first day of fall is September 22, 2022. Fall is my favorite season. I love the cooler temperatures, the changing color of the… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Five Basic Pieces

The first day of fall is September 22, 2022. Fall is my favorite season. I love the cooler temperatures, the changing color of the leaves, and the cozy clothing items I wear on repeat. The few weeks leading up to the official start of fall can include some pleasant weather days in the northeast. I’ve… Continue reading Five Basic Pieces

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday August 12, 2022 “What a documentary is very special at doing very well is depicting somebody experiencing something, so that the viewer experiences that as well.” – Albert Maysles One: Documentaries As an avid book reader, television show binger, and movie viewer, I love stories that entertain and educate me. Documentaries provide… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday August 5, 2022 “People give people money for all sorts of reasons– guilt and love are two of the biggest.” – Anna Delvey (Anna Sorokin) One: Scammers and Con Artists Some of 2022’s most discussed topics include scammers and con artists, and I can’t stop watching documentaries, movies, and series about them.… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday July 29, 2022 “So I’m just gon’ sittin’ on the dock of the bayWatchin’ the tide roll away, oohI’m sittin’ on the dock of the bay, wastin’ time” Otis Redding One: Sitting on the dock of the bay When the summer temperatures rise to record-setting numbers, I’d like to chill by the… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday July 22, 2022 “And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” –John Muir One: Hiking The great outdoors is fun to explore. You are wandering around the trees, plants, and wildlife, taking in the beauty of nature. Does this sound nice to you? If so, hiking… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Take a Hike

Why Hike: The great outdoors is fun to explore. You are wandering on trails among the trees, plants, and wildlife, while taking in the beauty of nature. You could come across waterfalls and babbling brooks. Does this sound nice to you? If so, hiking might be a great activity to try (or get back into).… Continue reading Take a Hike

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday July 15, 2022 “I believe in Communism. Rom-communism, that is. If Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan can go through some heartfelt struggles and still end up happy, then so can we.” Ted Lasso One: 2022 Emmy Nominations On Tuesday, July 12, 2022, the 74th annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominees were announced. The… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday July 8, 2022 “Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air.” Ralph Waldo Emerson One: Summer Fitness Summer brings warmer temperatures and longer days; these two things should get us outside for some summer activities. Last week I wrote about yoga and taking an outdoor yoga class,… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista