Rockstar Series 2017: Spotlight the Good

If you've been following the blog for awhile, you know that the Rockstar Series is my favorite thing about Drunk on Opportunity. I'm especially excited to present today's rockstar to you: Mikaela Conley. Not only is Mikaela an accomplished journalist, a loving sister/daughter/friend,  avid yogi, and excellent adventure buddy; she's making the internet a more positive place. … Continue reading Rockstar Series 2017: Spotlight the Good

A long weekend in Los Angeles

Last month I had to take a quick business trip to LA. It felt foolish to fly across the country for just one day, so I figured I'd embrace the MLK Jr. Day holiday weekend and build myself a little west coast getaway! Since I'm an LA noob - and it's winter in NYC - I … Continue reading A long weekend in Los Angeles

Living Seasonally

  I've mentioned before that I'm a seasonal drinker: whiskey in the winter, gin in the summer, rosé when temps breach 70 and red once they drop into the 40s. Drinking different things according to the temperature just makes sense to me. You don't go swimming at the beach when it's 40 degrees out. Why … Continue reading Living Seasonally

When your favorite new show is over…

Last month, I found myself giddy over a new show. A vitriolic election season was getting me down and this show was exactly what the doctor ordered. The performances were solid, it was beautifully produced, the soundtrack rocked, and then the character of young Nora Ephron walked in. SOLD. Over the next ten episodes - which I … Continue reading When your favorite new show is over…

Luxury fitness on a budget

I started Drunk on Opportunity when I was a broke graduate student training for a marathon. At the time, I was trying to figure out how to balance a crazy schedule with healthy habits...on a very tight budget. Thankfully, my grad school bet paid off and now I make a decent living and get to spend my nights and weekends at leisure … Continue reading Luxury fitness on a budget