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Erika Petrelli \\ Oct 16, 2012 3:16:44 PM

The Golden Rule

Erika's reflection on how the Golden Rule plays out for her, both at work and at home.


Erika Petrelli \\ Oct 9, 2012 12:55:18 PM

On Grace and Gratitude

After a quick stop in Connecticut at the end of my recent trip east, I headed back down to the city on the Metro North train. I was absent-mindedly staring out the window when we passed an...

Erika Petrelli \\ Oct 2, 2012 2:06:55 PM


I am staring a forty. Staring pretty closely, actually, as it’s just six days away. Forty. That would be a four followed by a zero.

Erika Petrelli \\ Sep 25, 2012 12:48:31 PM


I’ve decided to stop making to-do lists, as it has become clear that they are evil purveyors of my daily failures.

Erika Petrelli \\ Sep 18, 2012 2:12:54 PM

Changing Landscapes

I once rear-ended a city bus. During the busy morning commute. A city bus filled with passengers. Passengers that all had to evacuate the bus upon my rear-ending of it, and wait on the sidewalk...

Erika Petrelli \\ Sep 11, 2012 10:06:18 AM

The Things We Carry

I was in New York City working last week, and on one evening participated in a teambuilding activity that was modeled after the show Project Runway. I was one of the lucky/unlucky models for this...

Erika Petrelli \\ Sep 4, 2012 9:09:45 AM

On Wings and Whimsy

Today’s society pushes for us to be extraordinary in all things.

Erika Petrelli \\ Aug 7, 2012 4:47:45 PM

Pencils and Possibilities

I love pencils. Freshly sharpened, classic #2 pencils. I love the smell of a freshly-sharpened pencil. I love the way a sharp pencil feels on a thick, new notebook. I love the way you can erase...

Erika Petrelli \\ Jul 31, 2012 9:46:59 AM

A Love Story: My First Car

"My first car" is something you can only say once. In this post, Erika discusses her passion for a plucky little vehicle, literally held together with staples and duct tape.

My first car was a ...

Erika Petrelli \\ Jul 24, 2012 9:49:35 AM

Within the Lines

So much of life seems to depend on simply staying within the lines. Erika mulls upon this, and the impact it has upon our lives and our sense of creativity

      I am the world’s worst parker.