Archive for the ‘Fun’ Category

A Singa Mate


Just as I was thinking I needed to find a hobby or join a group to keep my weeks from falling into the mundane work, home, sleep routine, the Iceland Volcano erupted. And in the theory of 6 degrees of separation, a family friend(one I’ve never met) just so happened to get stuck in Singapore […]

If you haven’t heard of Carlon yet, it’s about time you become familiar with them. This four-man band from New Jersey is making some amazing music and are climbing their way to the top of the scene. “Cantaloupe,” a relatively new song and one of my favorites from the group is the highlighted track on […]

The lunch orders were in, the stretch limo was waiting and the weatherman was spot on when he forecasted clear skies and 70 degrees of pure bliss. On a recent fall Saturday morning, I, along with a couple of my like-minded wine-o friends, set out on an all day excursion far away from strenuous Manhattan. […]

Feels like I’ve been speaking these words a lot lately. Like, for instance, in its most common form, “Aly, it’s never too late to become a Broadway dancer;” which over the past few years has transformed into “back-up dancer” and most recently, “professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars.” (Of course, there’s always the chance […]

I’ve always been more favorable of team sports than the individual kind. (Dancing aside.)  I can remember my first gymnastics meet when I was 7. The whole time during my floor routine I was a nervous wreck thinking about how as soon as this was over I was telling my mom “I quit.” And so, […]

Or maybe it’s that they have the money to do more exciting things since they’re not blowing away their paycheck on NYC rent. Either way, they just got back from one of the most amazing looking (and sounding) vacations–a 6 day rafting trip down the Grand Canyon. Now, I just want to make it clear […]

Oh, Brit Brit


Last night found me at good old MSG–a fine venue if I say so myself. I was there for no other reason than to get my fix of some fine pop culture entertainment– a full evening of Britney Spears and her Circus tour.  Now, I grew up during the “Hit Me Baby One More Time” […]