My mom has always wanted to go on the Camino de Santiago, the way of St James. When my dad passed away in February, the idea became more urgent. To support her on… Continue reading
I had a very interesting commute home tonight. I usually ride my bike to work, but last week I sprained my knee – badly – and as a result, I’m taking the train… Continue reading
Another person who chose to ride a bike somewhere in Boston was mowed down by a truck early on Friday morning. I didn’t hear about it until someone at work saw me and… Continue reading
My quality of life totally skyrocketed over this past weekend. That’s because I did something I never thought possible. I swam in Boston’s Charles River. Yes, it was intentional. Yes, it’s perfectly legal.… Continue reading
Are you unsure of the right path to take? Worried about making the right decision? Look for a labyrinth. You can find directories of labyrinths around the world online. With a labyrinth, the… Continue reading
Outlier Collective asked me to write about LGBT/queer issues, namely, “to what extent can we, as hetero-identifying people who are LGBT allies, discuss queer issues, even when we support them completely? Do we have… Continue reading
I made a wonderful discovery while visiting the MFA’s thought-provoking exhibit, She Who Tells a Story: Lebanese-American photographer Rania Matar lives a short walk away from me here in Brookline. As an art-loving… Continue reading
I’m starting to wonder if we’re ever going to get a grip on gun violence. In the past few days alone, a one-year-old baby was shot in the face and killed in his… Continue reading
It’s easy to be fashionable when you have money; when you don’t it takes resourcefulness, knowledge, and street smarts.
At this stage in my life, I have plenty of everything, which is why I like to shop my closet before I buy something. If I do have to head out to the shops, I try to buy what I need used, or secondhand, first. Save the planet!