Category Archives: Life Changes

“Ew. I don’t want to hold her hand.”

No.  I’m not talking about an awful date.  I’m talking about something I heard on the regular as a kid.
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One Year

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Dear Boston

I came to Boston as an 18yr old who thought she knew everything.

Like most college bound students.  But on that September day in 1998, as my parents drove away in their Subaru,  I stood in my dorm room on Hemenway Street and I had never felt more scared.  Because I didn’t know everything. And who would teach me now?

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Community – or my obligatory “Sex and the City”* post

I recently saw an article about the Sex and the City shows and what had become of the series and its legacy.  And this quote really hit me:  “What if it were the story of a woman who lost herself in her thirties, who was changed by a poisonous, powerful love affair, and who emerged, finally, surrounded by her friends?.”  And it had me thinking about what the show had meant for me in my life.  Ya know, just like every other single gal living in a city has wondered.  So add me to the list. Continue reading


Boylston Street“When I moved back here 4 yrs ago, I didn’t think this was where I was supposed to be. Now I can’t imagine being anywhere else. #bostonlove”

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How Jewish Are You? Part II

Recently I wrote about being Jewish and how it impacts my dating life. Lately, though, I’ve been thinking about my Jewish identity through a different lens, one that encompasses more than whether it’s important or not that my mate be Jewish.  One that is about my own personal Jewish identity. Continue reading

Nikki and Nicole

“But I don’t want to be called Nikki.  Everyone is going to think I’m a boy.” Continue reading