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
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…
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
Maybe it's the holidays, but I'm SUPER excitable lately. Don't get me wrong - I'm always a little excitable - but I'm on some other level uppers over here. Since I'm not one to keep things to myself (seriously, nothing - do NOT tell me secrets), here are some things I'm jazzed about right now: … Continue reading Awesome Sh*t
For those of you that don't know, I'm the director of development (aka head fundraiser) at a kickass nonprofit called The Financial Clinic. The "Clinic" works to build financial security and to promote financial mobility for America's working poor. "What the heck does that mean?" you say. It means we work to make it possible … Continue reading Exciting News!