Gorriti: You’ve Got What A Foodie Needs

♪ ♫ Oh babay youuuu, you've got what I need.  But you say he's just a friend, you say he's just a friend...OH BAB BAY YOUUUU ♫ ♪ For any Palermo-ite, you know Calle Gorriti {pronounced Cay-jjjjay Gore-eat-ee} is more than just a friend.  Calle Gorriti satisfies your every craving; your every want; every lust, longing, yearning. If you're Buenos-Aires-bound anytime soon, scribble down … Continue reading Gorriti: You’ve Got What A Foodie Needs

Shedding My Shame {And Daring You To Shed Yours}

Preface: Within this post is my promise to you. And, just like all those "post this now or your sister will die tomorrow" sort of spams, I am begging you to not read any further, unless you are willing to accept the responsibility that comes with it. And that responsibility is this: upon reading this … Continue reading Shedding My Shame {And Daring You To Shed Yours}

How Sushi, Charades, & Sorority Girls Reminded Me How to LIVE

I've been prettyfreakinlucky in life. Ever since I got a hold of myself and got it together (well..that is to say, more together than before, but there's always room for improvement), I've fallen into the right circles. Whether it's been through job experiences, friends, internships, university, traveling, or otherwise, I've met the most interesting of … Continue reading How Sushi, Charades, & Sorority Girls Reminded Me How to LIVE

7 Things {I have no control over} That Will Happen on the Night of the Luna Llena

1. I will have nightmares. I'll dream I drown someone in kool-aid. I'll dream my mom dies, and I'm forced to attend her funeral even though I can't find my right shoulder, nor my left hand to wear to the ceremony. I'll dream my brother drives me to McDonald's, buys a Big Mac, and does … Continue reading 7 Things {I have no control over} That Will Happen on the Night of the Luna Llena

G I R L Y

My point in all of this is that the term “girly”, in the outdated sense, is over. In recent history it was taken hostage and twisted to mean “weak” or “vain” or “fussy” or “vapid”. “Feminine” was re-worked to be something visually pleasing, physically alluring or too delicate to function without masculine aid. Now we question … Continue reading G I R L Y