the world and words of a writer

gretchen is a writer floating between australia and manhattan

Category: writing (page 110 of 112)

halloween… the remix

The fact that I’ve missed Halloween for the six years preceding 2009 was completely redeemed in a100_1285 fabulous back to back weekend of dope parties. The whole Friday night to Saturday night thing (30-31st) AND the fact that daylight savings got set back adding an EXTRA HOUR onto Halloween… who could ask for more? Seriously. 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

i can TASTE it

Autumn is rocking my world. When I left Brisbane the Jacarandas were just starting to bloom. So far they’re my favorite tree in Australia, something about purple flower leaves is lusciously electric. However…IMG_0005 since I am a bias New Englander / autumn baby / Halloween worshiper … they don’t hold a candle to anything like this – Continue reading

It’s official… we official!!

IMG_0016After twenty some odd hours in the sky, rescheduling my flight from LA because of delays, and nearly losing my luggage… I arrived in town 45 minutes early. I stepped outside and tried to bum a smoke off some chick, which is odd because I don’t smoke cigarettes… She tells me she can’t help me out when some incredibly gorgeous Middle Eastern man with an accent you want to swallow dressed like he’s straight off an Italian catwalk offers me a Clove. I’ve arrived. Oh and PS… I LOVE this city. Continue reading

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