Sad News

As many of my Facebook friends know, I have been working hard to raise money for the Out of the Darkness Walk organized by the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention.  Last year was the first time I had participated.  It was very moving with tributes to too many kids in our area who had taken…

Where Were You?

Throughout our lives we have milestones that we share with our families and friends like weddings and births.  It is very rare to share a day with the world that we will remember forever. September 11, 2001 is a day I will never forget much like everyone else.  It was a beautiful and clear Tuesday…

A Week of Highs and Lows

In the last month I have completed three 5K’s, run four times per week and have a social life outside of work and running.  Summer at the Jersey shore can be exhausting with people going out all the time.  I’m not complaining but I think it finally caught up with me. I took six days off…

Irish Girl In The City

This past weekend I was invited to attend the season 2 premier of The Grape Dutches of York, a sketch comedy group out of Astoria.  They produce off-centered video shorts that remind you that our culture is pretty whack.  Their videos have been nominated at several film festivals around the county including The Internot Film…