The Wild West and the 1980s

  I've closed out the ninth annual birthday list with a film about the Wild West and a meal at an '80s-themed diner. The other night I watched Stagecoach (#63 in AFI's Top 100 Movie List). I became cast under the spell of a fella named John Wayne. Where has he been all my life?... Continue Reading →

A Day at the Beach

  I took a weekday off last week to accomplish #36 on the birthday list: try out a new beach. I decided to try Winthrop Beach in nearby Winthrop. I somehow ended up at an entirely different beach in East Boston. This chain of events reminded me that travelers must be open to the unexpected—even... Continue Reading →

Final Stretch

  35 down, 3 to go. I'm in the final stretch of the birthday list. This past week, I accomplished two things. 1. I went to the Cantab Lounge. This excursion ended up being a triple whammy. I was going to the Cantab to see a poetry slam competition. AND, I ended up being a... Continue Reading →

One of My Favorite Holidays

  Tomorrow is one of my favorite holidays!! Yes, folks, it's International Left-Handers Day! It's a happy day for 15% of the world's population. Here's a cool infographic. I'm boggled by the fact that I am left-handed, seeing as males are twice as likely to be left-handed and two right-handed parents only have a 2%... Continue Reading →

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