How I Discovered Truth, Beauty, Freedom and Love in Boston

Moulin Rouge Boston

"Because you can, can, can!"¬† It was the phrase that echoed the beautifully curated Emerson Colonial Theatre from the second balcony. When word had gotten around that the prolific Baz Lurhmann film, Moulin Rouge was being adapted for the stage, I stopped what I was doing and whipped out my credit card faster than I've … Continue reading How I Discovered Truth, Beauty, Freedom and Love in Boston

7 Reasons You’ll Love Using Rent the Runway

Rent the Runway

I used Rent the Runway for the first time this weekend - and I still wish I could have kept everything! A few months back, I heard that my favorite Ewan-centric musical, Moulin Rouge, was being adapted for the stage in Boston, Massachusets.¬†Naturally, I shimmied from my desk at work, hid in the cubby and … Continue reading 7 Reasons You’ll Love Using Rent the Runway

Wizard World Comic-Con Gives Freaks and Geeks A Place to Unite

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When you're a seasoned nerd like me, walking into the sparse halls of the Pennsylvania Convention Center on the opening day of Wizard World Comic-Con holds the same excitement as opening up presents Christmas Morning. Instantly, you're greeted with thousands of cosplayers dressed up like every pop culture icon you could imagine. While there are … Continue reading Wizard World Comic-Con Gives Freaks and Geeks A Place to Unite

Our Wicked Weekend in Salem, Massachusetts

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  One morning in January, my fiance John and I, feeling the itch to travel this beautiful, bold country of ours, felt like taking a weekend trip somewhere new. At first, we planned on heading down South, however, there was something about Salem, Massachusetts that was just calling our name.¬† We took the drive up … Continue reading Our Wicked Weekend in Salem, Massachusetts

Trenton Punk Rock Fleamarket

Trenton Punk Rock Fleamarket New Jersey

The spring edition of the Trenton Punk Rock Fleamarket was this past weekend and I bought a flying pig made out of a petroleum tank from Moschera Metal Shop. That's just the tip of the iceberg on the weird and unusual trinkets you encounter at the two-day event that is nearly packed to capacity in … Continue reading Trenton Punk Rock Fleamarket

Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland OR

  At first glance, Lan Su Chinese Garden seems oddly out of place in such an artisan city but that's what makes it kind of great. It's this whole other universe tucked inside a city that already operates like another universe. Tickets are $10 a piece for adults making it an inexpensive tourist attraction you … Continue reading Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland OR

If You’re Not Here, You’re Doing it Wrong: Oregon Coast

When John and I landed in Portland - with no car, no hotel reservation, and barely any money, we realized that our entire trip was going to be based on spontaneity. After quickly booking our hotel while collecting our luggage at baggage claim, our car rental representative gushed to us about the Oregon Coast. Truth … Continue reading If You’re Not Here, You’re Doing it Wrong: Oregon Coast