returned to Troy in October 2011 after a 27 year hiatus. A few months later, she started this blog one hungover grey January morning, when the thought of a latte was the only thing that she would have gotten up for. Instead, the Flavour Cafe had been burned down, and life seemed totally and completely unbearable.
Weird about: Socks. Beauty sleep. Drinking water from as many glasses as possible all at once.
Obsessed with: Flossing, TROY, IPA, 2nd Street, hard copies, Italian imports, trivia, excellllllent juke boxes.
Hates: Bad tattoos, trash talk, cabbage, passive aggression, when the farmers market moves into the Atrium, bad tippers, light beer, trying too hard.
Bad at: Being quiet, fist fights, sleeping in, break ups.
Favorite Holiday: 4th of July and Christmas….and Halloween… and Memorial day. (I like flag day too.)
Formerly Educated In: Educational Psychology and Counseling. Of kids. Believe it right now.
Pet Peeves: Mean people. Parking tickets. Jail.
Can’t live without: SPF one million, my lovely friends, soft sheets, snow, heels, Bacchus.
Favorite Building: Frear’s Troy Cash Bazaar.
Last Seen: Gallivanting. Brunching with Scarlett Kennedy. Dragging a Christmas tree to Bacchus. Getting yelled at.
Little Known Facts: Once had dinner with Iron Maiden. Is actually very domestic.
lives in a 180 yr old brownstone in Downtown Troy that is absolutely not haunted… unless we’re calling the local drunks “ghosts” nowaways. CMaxby loves cats, Masterpiece Classic/Mystery/Contemporary, thinking she’s crafty and unsurprisingly, gets along very well with the elderly. She has started fights in Duff’s of Buffalo by declaring that the Ruck has better wings and loves Brown’s Root Beer more than any grown woman should. Her favorite sandwich is Illium Café’s Grilled Marinated Portobello & Arugula sandwich. We will leave it up to you to decide the type of personality that has such strong feelings about sandwiches.
Superpowers: Eating nachos, vigilante crime fighting, wine.
Obsessed with: Cats. not running, Pfeils Hardware. Brown Bag cheeseburgers
Hates: Running. (Hates more: running and being mistaken for a trick.)
Bad at: Paying speeding tickets, returning library books on time.
Favorite Holiday: Boxing Day, Uncle Sam’s birthday.
Formally educated in: Archaeology.
Can’t live without: Cheese, Masterpiece Mystery, bobby pins.
Pet Peeves: People shitting in Barker park.
Last seen: Running barefoot down Fourth street chasing down someone for pooping on a church, making friends at the bus stop.
Weird about: The type of Gin she drinks, people killing spiders.
Has been quoted with saying at least 100 times: “Don’t quote me on this, but that guy is a bag of assholes.”
Favorite Building: Knox and Mead.
Little Known Fact: Extremely specific and particular about what brands of Orange Juice she will drink.
Loves: Big breakfasts. Soda. Troy.