Author Archives: ricellyn

The Skinny On My Skinny

I’ve found over the years (and I’m twenty-six so I suppose my problem weight years are ahead of me), that the key to losing pounds is to not let yourself get bored, to be so stressed out you physically can’t … Continue reading

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Work Travel: The New Long-Distance Relationship

Since my last post, which was admittedly eons ago, I got a new job. Thankfully it happened within two weeks of my NY job ending, because I was getting bored. That’s what happens when you leave behind everything and everyone … Continue reading

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Will Work for Fun

As of Monday, I’m in-between jobs. Okay, fine. I’m unemployed. For the first time since college graduation. Back then, I passed up a European back-packing extravaganza to find a job in New York. Not sure what I was thinking, but … Continue reading

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NYC is a Wiley Temptress

Every Spring, in rare moments of sunshiny bliss, I have to remind myself that I still hate New York City. That’s right, I refuse to let myself be happy here, because if I do, that means I’ve become part of … Continue reading

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Subways: How Do I Loathe Thee?

Let’s talk about the New York City subways. And the NJ PATH trains. Let me count the ways I hate them. One, yesterday morning I got an email alert saying that my train just wasn’t running at all. “Train service … Continue reading

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New York's Never-Ending Snowpocalypse

Reason #421 I’m moving to California as soon as possible: Snowpocalypse part 5 is predicted to hit New York City this Wednesday. I have never seen so much snow in my life, and I grew up in Pennsylvania, not Florida. … Continue reading

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The Jersey Shore Situation

The Jersey Shore, b*tch! Similar to most Northeastern Americans, I’ve been going to the Jersey Shore every year since the beginning of time (1985). As I said in a previous post, my boyfriend is from a town about 15 minutes … Continue reading

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My 10 Favorite Things in 2010

Every year I resolve to complain less. Yet as I sign another lease in the city, I find more to whine about. The winters seem colder, subways more crowded, rats larger, tourists more annoying, garbage smellier, dogs yappier… oops, wrong … Continue reading

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Handling Holiday Hassles Part II

5 days ’til Christmas… for some of you, that makes your heart rate increase and your palms sweat. But do not fear. I advise here on even more holiday gripes so you can keep your sanity and make it to … Continue reading

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Here's a Holiday Tip… or 20.

Before you start complaining about how many people you need to shop for and spend your hard-earned money on this holiday season, be thankful you don’t also have to include 20 doormen. (I know, I know, it’s better to give … Continue reading

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