Cherry Blossom Festival

Well, I’m completing my birthday list today; I’m heading to Hyannis, Massachusetts, for this year’s birthday trip. I didn’t get the chance to catch up with my reporting, so I will continue when I return. Here’s one last report: #30 was to attend the Cherry Blossom Festival in my town. I learned about the festival […]

Ending Rocklessness in Girls Forever

My boyfriend is a drummer, so when I spied a sticker with an illustration of knuckles and drumsticks on a coworker’s water bottle at a meeting, I asked her about it. And that’s how I found out about an international movement to empower girls called Girls Rock Camp. Girls Rock Camp helps girls “find their […]

Books and Cats

I’ve been wanting to visit Portland, Oregon, for years. I knew that I would love it, but it would be an expensive trip and I would have to take at least a week off from work. And I tend to take all of my big vacations in England, my second home. Well, the stars aligned […]

Taco Monday

I am way behind in reporting my birthday list items, folks. Ten items behind. I’m going to try to catch up in the next 11 days, so hold onto your hats! 26. Attend Taco Monday at Cuisine en Locale             Some friends and I had tacos on a Monday in […]

“More Weight”

I actually won something from an online sweepstakes a couple of months ago! I won a travel package to Salem, Massachusetts. It’s a whopping 25 miles north, so I’ve visited numerous times. But the package was pretty sweet and included a night at a bed and breakfast. So Allen and I had the opportunity to […]