A Series of Firsts Category

When Social Functions and Popular Neighborhood Hangouts Fail


My recent foray into the world of online dating was both brief and excellent. It all started back in September, when, in an attempt to make my life more interesting and, as my friend Mike put it, “find a nice guy and have a life experience,” I created a profile on okcupid.com. There are essentially three […]

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Merry, Merry Christmas!


Several weeks ago, my roommates and I set out to get a Christmas tree. After a week of failed scheduling attempts (we’re so very busy and important) two of us went to a little tree farm in Wedgwood. (Who knew there was a tree farm in Wedgwood?!) Well, it turns out, it’s more of a […]

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A Series of Firsts: Now That’s What I Call Will Power


This post is part of a new series called “A Series of Firsts,” which chronicles my endeavors to make myself and my life more interesting. One evening, not so long ago, I sat next to a friend at baby shower. She declined a delectable lavender shortbread cookie, saying, “Oh, I don’t eat gluten anymore.” Naturally, […]

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A Series of Firsts: Dead Seal Pose


This post is part of a new series called “A Series of Firsts,” which chronicles my endeavors to make myself and my life more interesting. After months of apprehension coupled with curiosity, I decided to take the plunge and try hot yoga. Class was Saturday evening, and ever prepared for catastrophe, I began hydrating on […]

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Baby Steps


For the first time in my life I am co-habitating peacefully with a spider. I have heard two extremely disconcerting statistics about spiders in my life, and while they worry me on occasion, I find comfort in my firm belief (hope?) that they are not true. The first is that no matter where you are, […]

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The Ballet and BODIES


On Friday night I went to the ballet for the first time! Six girls went together because people 25 and younger can get tickets for 90% off an hour before the show. We saw Cinderella for 4 pesos, and we were on the lowest balcony, so that’s a pretty good deal. It’s only 1 peso […]

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Colonia, Uruguay


This blog is a little overdue, and a little out of order, but on the day before I left for Bariloche, I went to Uruguay! I new it would be a cool trip even before I went because it’s a whole new country I’d never been to before, and I was looking forward to coloring […]

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Arriving in BA


Hola familia y amigos, I arrived safely in BA yesterday and was incredibly tired from having been awake for about 30 hours. I totally LOVE staying up all night on long flights. Wait, no I didn´t mean that, sorry. What I meant to say was that in all honesty, I really liked the movie Catch […]

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Headed to Argentina


Protesting Argentina? Nope, just getting excited for it!! I may not look like it, but I’m so stoked to be there in less than 2 months! Lots to do before I get there though :)

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