…This time, I’m totally switching gears and transporting you to Miami’s industrial Wynwood neighborhood where the vibrant scenery is entirely manmade. Wynwood has become one of the world’s biggest and most renowned street art districts…

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…To check off the rest of my list, I headed uptown to see the Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney and came back to midtown to visit the Morgan Library. Having never been to either museum, I was in for a major treat.


Sorting through my pile of postcards, I spotted a fun design pattern that I then began to notice everywhere. I call it “the rainbow connection.”


I’m at a loss. I really don’t know how things got to this point. I mean, this might warrant an intervention. What’s the crisis, you ask?

As my blogging alias suggests, I’ve been exceedingly practical lately but without the fun fashionista part. You see, I’ve been following this handy spring cleaning checklist to give our house a good top-to-bottom scrub. While it’s supremely rewarding to wipe away a year’s worth of dust and grime from window blinds…


I’ve also been dedicating a lot of brain power to mulling over career trajectories. Maybe it’s because I’m turning the big four-oh in six months. Maybe it’s because one of my closest colleagues left our company several weeks ago to try his hand at a start-up…

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Ideas have been simmering in my head for awhile, and I’ve finally put together all the pieces. They’re visual associations I’ve made from things I’ve observed over the past few months. Think of them as random musings to kick off the new year.


Well, folks, it’s that time of year again. Time for me to jump on the bandwagon and compile a “Best Of” list. Time to scroll through the sixty-nine blog posts I unleashed into the world in 2012 and select some favorites…


I hope y’all enjoyed your Thanksgiving! While Andrew stayed back in Virginia nursing a throbbing tooth ache and downing painkillers, I went ahead and spent the holiday at my mom’s lovely home in Pennsylvania. She has a sofa in her formal living room that my DIY-loving dad reupholstered himself in fine wale corduroy almost forty years […]


With the Thanksgiving food fest fast approaching, I’ve been thinking about how life, for better or worse, is often feast or famine. Like, take my job. My projects were in a lull for the past few months, but now, I’m crunching on two deadlines. Joy…