The Power of the Exhibit

I’m eight years old.  It’s my first time in New York City (aside from that one time I was so young I don’t remember) and my brother and I are taking in the sights and sounds of this amazing, bustling place.  It has so much energy, there are so many people, and my family is happy.…

Mom Visits Boston!

I realized on Christmas Eve, about 40 minutes before guests began showing up, that I still hadn’t posted about Thanksgiving.  I tried and failed to publish that night, and the next night, and the next, so now we’re in that between-Christmas-and-New-Year zone and I figure my deadline is the end of 2014.  Apologies. Thanksgivings can…

Union Square Donuts! …Eventually.

The quest began on August 4th, 2014.  This was, you may remember, the day after my NYC trip where Peter and I trekked to Doughnut Plant and had the best donut (coconut lime) I have ever experienced. Who am I kidding, even I didn’t remember the date of that. Point is, we began discussing donuts…

Boston Bike Culture

Sometimes everyone’s wrong. The other day, I recognized myself as a Mass-hole, a person in Boston who drives/bikes/walks like a self-centered and semi-suicidal maniac, giving Massachusetts as a whole a bad name while simultaneously endangering everyone that happens to be around them.  It was a bit of a shock, to be honest, and I was immediately overwhelmed…

Brunch at Masa

Summer Sundays gain several [hundred] more awesome points when you throw a two-course brunch into the mix.  Especially if it’s $7.95.  At Masa. I couldn’t more forward in life without sharing this beautiful experience, so here goes: we made a reservation online through Open Table, walked leisurely from my apartment on Columbus to the restaurant…