Several days later, the following office conversation is still cracking me up.

Me: Summers in Seattle are beautiful. They start late, but when they arrive, the water sparkles and mountains all around glisten. Nothing in New York glistens.

Photo genius: That’s not true. Fresh urine on the sidewalk glistens.

Editor extraordinaire: And the liquid that trickles out of garbage bags on the sidewalk.


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I’m a journalist, nutritionist, doting auntie, one-time bobsledder, and wannabe health nut (who loves chocolate and pizza too much to fully commit). I don't want you to think my life is perfect. It's not.

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