An Afternoon at the Theater without my Phone

Last month, I snagged a rush ticket to one of the many, highly anticipated shows hitting Broadway this spring, Second Stage Theater’s production of Take Me Out. A revival of the Tony-Award winning play by Richard Greenberg, I wasn’t overly familiar with the storyline beyond the blurb I read online while grabbing by ticket. Even…

Taylor Swift by Candlelight

At this point, I’d label myself a Swiftie. Taylor Swift definitely has my heart. Not only are her melodies catchy little earworms, but she’s also such a phenomenal lyricist. I’m constantly in awe of the way she puts her thoughts and feelings into words. Here are a handful of my favorites: “And you call me…

A Party of One is Still a Party

I’ve definitely been living my best life so far in 2022, from the Jason Bateman weekend of weekends to seeing some of the biggest shows on Broadway. The one thing I hadn’t thought twice about in years has raised some eyebrows from the people around me, though. Could I really be doing these things alone?…

It’s time to talk about the SmartLess shows

If you’ve been following my adventures, you know this weekend was essentially my Super Bowl. I may be utterly exhausted, but my heart is bursting with joy. And unlike the actual Super Bowl, everyone’s a winner. The weekend was such a whirlwind that it’s all starting to blur together and the individual stories from each…

Listen: An attitude of gratitude

'Tis the season of giving thanks. And on today's episode, we're advocating for an attitude of gratitude! I'm sharing the reasons why adopting an attitude of gratitude are good for your health, your relationships, and your life in general. I'm offering an easy way to incorporate a gratitude practice into your day-to-day. I'm also letting…

Life Lessons from a Frozen sing-along

What Elsa and Anna taught me about life

Frozen II was the last movie I saw in an actual theater, back before the coronavirus pandemic hit and shut down theaters along with everything else. A Disney film fan from way back, I collected all of the soundtracks so that I could listen to my favorites whenever I needed a pick-me-up. Looking back, this…