Kickstarter, Henna, and the Roman Empire

  I need to kick my addiction to Kickstarter. There are just so many good ideas waiting to come to fruition…I just chipped in for three projects so now I want you to as well: Reading Rainbow OK, this one doesn’t technically need any additional help. But don’t you want to ensure that Reading Rainbow […]

Love the Age You Are

  The birthday list really does what I want it to do (= distract me). I wasn’t even brooding about my birthday until I started receiving birthday greetings in the mail last week from stores that I shop at. Oprah magazine came through with a perfectly timed issue called “Age Brilliantly.” I read this article […]

Being a Tourist at Home Continued

  I spent last weekend being a tourist at home again! Walking the entire route of Southwest Corridor Park is #35 on the birthday list. I’ve walked along parts of the 4.7-mile-long route in the past, so I decided it was time to walk the entire length of it. I love the story of this […]

Adventures in Birding and Drawing

  I went on my first official bird walk last week. I’ve always been quite fond of birds, but not quite fond enough to wake up at 6:00 am on a Saturday to go on a bird walk. But when I was invited to a 7:30 am weekday bird walk near my office recently, I […]

Being a Tourist at Home

  I looove being a tourist at home. I’ve visited a lot of historic sites and museums over the past 10 years of birthday lists, but the beauty of living in a city is that there are always more places to visit. Last weekend, I toured Old North Church and the Boston Tea Party Ships […]