The long, dark, and extremely chilly days of late autumn/early winter are finally creeping into the city. Sunny days are shorter – and fewer between – as time moves forward towards the winter solstice, and most mornings I wake up before the sun, listening to one of my favorite sounds: the clinging and clanging of…
I really need to invest in rain boots. It struck me yesterday as I was walking home in the rain, that rain boots really are going to be a necessity at some point. Because by the time I got home, there was no other word for what was happening with my shoes and socks than…
It’s hard to believe it’s been almost three months. In some ways, it feels like I just got here yesterday. There are still so many things that feel new and foreign – and no, in case you were wondering, my sense of direction really hasn’t improved, so yes, I do still get lost. A little…
Although I did grow up in New England, I’ve been a Midwestern girl since the beginning of my college days. I love the Midwest. Forests, lakes, beaches, cornfields – space. So. Much. Space. Brooklyn is nothing like the Midwest. Sometimes it feels like a foreign country. I knew I was starting a new life, but…
It’s hard to believe it’s already been 2 weeks. In some ways, it still feels extremely surreal. I really don’t feel like I actually live here yet, but I keep reminding myself that a lot of that likely has to do with the fact that there are still a lot of details to finalize (like…
Simple Felicity is, at its heart, a blog based on the unshakeable belief that happiness really isn't all that complicated. Sometimes finding it can be - but happiness itself is pretty simple, and it's often found in the simplest of things: good food, good books, and good company. So those are the things I write about, along with a few other things that really matter to me, including faith and feminism.
A bit about me: My name is Happy. I have an amazing talent for misplacing my keys, a deep appreciation for whomever looked at the coffee bean and thought, "Hey, I wonder what would happen if I roasted this?", and road trips to Michigan are pretty much my favorite.
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The long, dark, and extremely chilly days of late autumn/early winter are finally creeping into the city. ow.ly/xp2v30gCmwg
There's something beautifully compelling and yet simultaneously awful about rainy fall days in New York. ow.ly/ARkH30gdy2c
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