Quest to Be a Guinea Pig

So. When I went to the MIT Museum last month (#33 on my 34th birthday list), I learned about MIT’s brain research institute. I watched a video of volunteers talking about how they had their brains scanned for a research study, and they were given a picture of their brain scan. I thought, I want […]

My Significant Other Goes…

My Significant Other Goes “Movie Shipped: [insert movie title here].” Sorry Olive, I have a new SO named Netflix. I received Inglourious Basterds and watched it Friday. Put it in the mail on Saturday. Today I was told that I should receive La Dolce Vita tomorrow. And I watched Rudo y Cursi on my computer […]

A Special Find at Marshalls

My friend Mary and I popped into Marshalls after work tonight. The stars were aligned in such a way that we both found something special. After a two-year search, Mary found a cute comforter with lovely shades of blue in it. I am happy to report that I found my next birthday list item. For […]

Back at the MSPCA

I went back to the MSPCA today, after having taken time off at the holidays. Every Sunday I spend two hours as a “cat scribe” for the cats on the adoption floor at the MSPCA. I write the bios for the outside of their cages and decorate them. It is so much fun. So many […]

Otto e Mezzo

“There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.”  —Federico Fellini The first item on my birthday list for 2010: See Fellini’s 8 1/2. I have never seen a Fellini film…and I call myself a film lover?? Well, better late than never, right? I picked 8 1/2 as […]