The Lady and the Firefighter

Finding a Balance of Sweet and Heat


100 happy days

I Learned to Make Ramen

Oh baby, baby! I think I found my calling. Today’s happiness was found in the flavorful broth of homemade beef ramen. I’ve always loved ramen, and living in New York City, even if it is new, it is a big part of the dining scene.

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Adventures with The Man

Chinatown Adventure Day!

The Man and I went down in the early afternoon to my old stomping grounds, where I took him out for a few staple snacks and drinks. We stumbled upon a Cider Feast, which was fun, then just checked out a few of the newer little hipster bar spots. One bar was screening Swingers, which is always a plus!

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Finding Happiness in Little Indulgences


There were certain obstacles to come that were reminiscent of Sunday’s pain, but there was one saving grace. I found luxurious happiness in the form of Svelta’s Luxe Coffee and Raw Sugar Body Scrub.

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Finding Peace in Friendship

There was little to be enjoyed on day three. Pain was abounding with elusive refuge, only to be taken in bite-size morsels of humbolt fog cheese and huge gulps of montepulciano wine. This was a test. Can I still find a reason to smile? I did. Because of that cheese, that wine, and the company of a beautiful person.

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Doing Something for Myself

I finally took the time to do something to make me feel better about my looks, and got my hair trimmed.

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