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gretchen is a writer floating between australia and manhattan

Tag: happiness (page 23 of 30)

it MUST have been the dress

Dear Blog Family aka Cult Clan

A collection of us have been chatting on facebook about the big shoes I’ve been wearing all week. Today I decided to pair my big shoes with a somewhat inappropriate tangerine mini dress when I went to work figuring I was going to quit and might as well look cute. Continue reading

she’ll strut in them

These were the words of one of Melbourne’s most talented Writers Sunday afternoon during a shopping spree for the proper outfit for me to rock during my second round of interviews today for the coveted job of WRITER. With a beautiful, stylish gay man from Queens and a sassy Writer wench dressing me for the occasion… my confidence increased slightly.

When the sales girl on Sunday replied with, “As long as you can walk in them…” after my girlfriend and I conversed about the stilettos I was to accessorize my new dress with – my girlfriend responded, without hesitation, “Walk? She’ll strut in them.” Continue reading

when you can’t get to nyc


I have been super spoiled this week indulging in the company of one of my favorite people in the Universe and senior cult affiliate CHRIS!!!

As our loyal readers recall, my New York City summer was spent with my companion Chris who put me up in casa a la Queens while I finished my poetry book.

Perhaps you remember him from here or here or hereContinue reading

did someone say extension…

Dear Blog Family

After last week’s rant about getting booted from my job… I was asked yesterday if I could possibly stay longer. I said, “Hell yes” in the most appropriate phrasing for big business-like places where people wear suits. Continue reading

yt sumner. hot bits of melbourne. solstice.

Namaste Blog Family and Cult of Ravishment

We are aware that my heart simply does not beat outside of New York City. However, there are aspects of Melbourne that, when I am fortunate enough to experience them, bellow the command of CLEAR and jump-start my fading pulse.

Such as one of the best damn Writers in this crazy world, the ultra-fabulous miss yt sumner. If you haven’t caught up on her current You and Me Postcard Project off you go to indulge! Continue reading

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