Old School Game Show in December 2018

Old School Game Show

I kicked off my 15th annual birthday list in December by attending a holiday edition of Old School Game Show with a friend. OSGS is a live theater experience that is part game show with audience participation, part musical, and part sketch comedy…with a ’70s/’80s vibe. The event was held at the Oberon in Cambridge, […]

What Would Charlie Do?

I’m officially done with the AFI’s Top 100 film list! I didn’t watch the films in order, and I couldn’t have planned a better final viewing: Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times.                 I’ve watched a few of his other films, and this one is my favorite (so far). As […]

Holiday Outings

When I found out that my boyfriend had never been to Portland, Maine, I booked a trip straight away. Portland is one of my favorite cities: good beer, good food, good shopping. Needless to say, we had a great time. And lucky for me, I was also able to check off a birthday list item. […]

Finding a Long-Lost Relative* by Way of a Hamster

Backstory I worked in a Wegmans bakery department throughout high school and college. One day, a coworker proclaimed that I laughed like a hamster. And a nickname was born. I don’t remember the details, but my coworkers gifted me with an actual hamster after I had given notice. I couldn’t care for the hamster for […]

Tempus Fugit

The past few weeks have been a blur of work, volunteering, holiday shopping, holiday card sending, holiday lunches and parties, post office trips. And now it’s almost a week till Christmas. Without fail, at least once during the holiday season, I buy someone a gift and buy myself the same thing. This year, the “one […]