the world & words of a new york city writer

gretchen is a writer in new york city

Tag: connecticut (page 13 of 13)

my graveyard thing

I have this 100_1005thing about graveyards. Until I was about sixteen I just assumed everyone liked hanging out in cemeteries.When I first got my license the one thing more exciting than New York City being 75 miles away was the whole new range of graveyards to visit, wander around, write in, take photos at, etc…

I’d even go to the extent of saying I find cemeteries peaceful – especially ridiculously old ones. Continue reading

brain freeze, busted knee, and SNOW!

100_0965I can’t believe is was snowing yesterday! I felt it coming the day before when I decided to go for a jog. This was a bad idea for a few reasons, like Gretchen + anything requiring coordination = serious risk.

I ran halfway around the block and it was so cold I seriously got brain freeze worse than the time my mate and I decided to skull vodka/sour apple slurpees.

A few hours after my weak running attempt I was whinging on the phone to my sister about how my knee hurt, who compassionately replied, ‘Did you fucken stretch?’ Continue reading

family

I consider every human being my family… as hippy-esque as this might sound. At 31 years old, you can’t change who you are. Continue reading

Five, six, pick up sticks

100_0808In order for me to earn my keep Mom said I had to pick up sticks… so yesterday was a day of stick picking, trying to un-jetlag myself, and chipmunk stalking. Continue reading

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