Monthly Archives: January 2014

8tracks Winter Music Mix

Forgot how much I like the 8tracks site/app. Here is what I’ve been listening to lately. Lots of chill, ethereal music for these frigid winter mornings and polar vortexes, followed by a bit of a picker upper at the end.

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FYI NYC Words and Definitions

A nice collection of NYC terms to memorize before you come visit “the city” from Buzzfeed. Below are a few of my favs. Let me just say that I’ve been a Magnolia customer since before Carrie Bradshaw even got one … Continue reading

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How People Around the World Learn Engleesh

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Alice creative writes

New year, new blog. Feel free to visit A My Name Is Alice where I’ll be posting fiction, non-fiction, short stories, anecdotes, and other scrawls written by me. I’ll still be keeping up Language and other musings though, don’t worry … Continue reading

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Don’t You Go Rounin’ Roun to Re Ro

A new SNL digital short of a “Very British” film coming to theaters soon..Don’t You Go Rounin’ Round to Re Ro. Guest starring Russell Brand. Reminds me of my experience watching Trainspotting (although they were Scottish) Reminds me a bit … Continue reading

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Ireland 2014: Good Craic

Some photos from Belfast, Blackrock, and Kinsale. An old-man hang out/gambling mecca, Roisin and I stumbled into this place two years ago and retraced our steps to track it down during Belfast Round Deux. They serve an unforgettable lamb stew. … Continue reading

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Landslide

My mom used to make us walk  the 2 miles home from school, rain or shine, winter or spring. I’d have to squint because the sun would be setting through the leafless trees just as school got out and they’d … Continue reading

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