In Boston’s North End, the end of summer is marked by a feast. Saint Anthony’s Feast is the largest Italian Religious Festival in New England and to be honest, feast is an understatement. Flowers float above your head directing you to an endless line of vendors selling pizza, rice balls, fried dough, chocolate covered bananas […]
Archive for August, 2009
My last post got me thinking. There are so many things that can get in the way of travel, especially if you work full time. Between limited time off, soul sucking organizations like Sallie Mae and too many commitments, seasons fly by, weekends meld together and before you know it, planes have flown without you […]
My friend Bryce recently returned from a six week trip to China where she taught English. When she returned, she brought me back a beautiful painting in the form of a scroll by Kuangchun, a talented artist and blogger. Though Google Translator was somewhat useful in helping me read the artist’s blog, I am not […]
My last few weeks have been filled with meet-ups and parties and I love it. I am always up for an opportunity to meet new people and for an excuse to see my friends. I also can’t complain about the random swag I have collected. My apartment is filled with totes, Yelp chap sticks, coupons […]
This is Mike and I in Rome. He studied abroad there while I was in Ireland. He doesn’t look like a caveman have a beard anymore, that was just a Roman experiment.
Because I’m the kind of person that is in my head too much, I tend to go through stages of restlessness. When I was in college, the lack of sleep made me more creative – I wrote some of my best papers at 3:00 a.m. These days, it just makes me tired. I had ten […]
This summer has flown by. In Boston, continued rain and overall bad weather seemed to delay it’s arrival. And the first time I really felt like the season changed – it was almost August. And here we are, almost a half a month in and I am just realizing that there are only a few […]