Rebecca E. - The Centimentalist

29 May 2010

Free at Ace Hotel: Minx Manicures

Well, I could talk about Fleet week, the week when New York honors the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, hosting extensive military demonstrations, as well as a providing an opportunity for visitors to go aboard ships. I could also talk about the importance of Memorial Day beyond simply the day

Rebecca E. - The Centimentalist 1
20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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23 May 2010

Happy Birthday, Sister!

It’s my sister’s birthday today. She was born nearly 13 years after me and she is turning 15, becoming a woman, as I roll into decline. Still, people are fascinated by how close we are either because of this age difference or maybe because, to the outside view, we appear

Rebecca E. - The Centimentalist 2
22 May 2010

Drugs, Sex, and Holly Rollers

So imagine if Walter from the Big Lewbowski did roll on Shabbos! Just when you thought you had heard of everything, I come across this movie called High Rollers. It’s about Hasidic Jews recruited in the nineties to serve as drug mules for bringing Ecstasy into the US. Now, I

Rebecca E. - The Centimentalist 0
16 May 2010

Lessons From the Job Hunt: How to Write That Money Email

After countless hours and attempts, I am ready to share some of the key lessons that I have learned so far about how to properly solicit (through email or otherwise) advice and guidance from a professional in a field you want to enter. The No Pressure Rule: I have already

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15 May 2010

The Veggie Parade, Seriously

And we are up! It’s in the 70’s outside again. Don’t you just love how the weather out here just makes you beg for it? Anyway, San Francisco is having something called Bay to Breakers, which from my understanding is a naked parade, and it appears that New York wants

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09 May 2010

A Remarkably American Moment That I Would Like to Remark On

Last week, when my grandmother lost sight in her left eye overnight and began to complain of headaches, my mother had the foresight to immediately call her up to our home in New York City to visit the proper doctors. Indeed, when things go medically haywire, it appears that it

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08 May 2010

Nothing Says Spring Like A Nationally Televised Dating Show, Right?

It’s just so nice out! The weather is warm, the sun beats down on your face daily, supplying that much needed Vitamin D. The little doggies are looking as cute as ever with their shiny, new, trimmed coats, parading about the town on the leash of the townsmen. Oh the

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