Netflix Party webpage

Netflix Party

The birthday list is slow-going between the global pandemic and other stressors. With less than a week to go before my birthday, I’ve finished about half the list. Since the pandemic began, my birthday list experiences have basically been whittled down to either attending virtual events or visiting new outdoor spots. I hosted (and attended) […]

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 […]