Most people tend to make resolutions once a year for New Year’s. But studies show that most people also break these resolutions before February even begins. Instead, I like to space making resolutions out. I reassess and make resolutions for my birthday in April, the Jewish New Year (which typically […]
Emerald Beauts — possibly one of the juiciest, most crisp and delicious summer fruits I’ve had the pleasure of enjoying. What elevates these green-skinned, late summer plums is that the skin isn’t sour! The cool, crunch of juice and sweetness does not suffer the insult of a sour skin, like […]
Where do you draw the line? The line between what you share about yourself online and what you keep private. I believe in the careful communications recommended in a recent U.S. News article; and I also agree that those pictures don’t matter as much as you think. I applaud Penelope […]
I often wonder about strange things, usually in a quick succession of questions. As the flow chart unravels itself in my mind, I consider how it is that I think about such weird things. And I wonder if anyone else wonders about these things. I generally conclude that’s it’s highly […]
Happiness is… a stray flower found in the elevator.
I’m the Nosy Parker and here’s a little glimpse of me. I’m in my late twenties, I’m Jewish and I grew up in Santa Cruz, Calif., a beautiful and funky beach town in the South Bay where my family still lives. I was an editor/writer and project manager at The […]
Welcome to my blog, Nosy Parker – Musings of a Curious Mind. The name is a tribute to my great-aunt Plu who lived with us for part of my childhood. Plu was very, very British. The smell of wheat toast and English breakfast tea with milk still remind me of […]