if bourdain came back to boston, i’d take him to island creek oyster bar

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

I bet you thought I wouldn’t follow through with my promise to continue my imaginary journey with the great Anthony Bourdain, should he ever decide to come back to Boston. Well, I know I took a while, but away we go. After a jaunt to the burbs, I’d get back into the city and head […]

boston paintbox project

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

There are landmarks and tours and restaurants and parks and museums that we can visit in a city to really get a sense of its culture, its history, its cuisine. But there are other things that showcase a bit of its character – that can’t always be found in a guidebook – that also make […]

boston common tree lighting ceremony, a gift from nova scotia

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

For the last 40 years Nova Scotia has given a Christmas tree to Boston to say thanks for the help it delivered following the Halifax Explosion on December 6, 1917. Relief from Boston was the first to arrive the day after the devastating explosion and they were the last to leave. I attended the Boston Common Tree Lighting Ceremony for […]


Monday, November 21st, 2011

Some of us could never be landlocked. There’s just something about an unending horizon that makes you feel like you’re not alone, like we’re all connected by something, no matter how far away.   What makes you feel connected?

if bourdain came back to boston, i’d take him to casey’s diner

Monday, November 14th, 2011

What I love most about Anthony Bourdain is his honesty – and I don’t just mean his candid portrayal of  food and places. He builds his episodes around a theme and makes his intentions clear. It would be impossible to capture all that every city has to offer in an episode, so, Tony makes sure […]

a new commute

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

For the past four years I’ve spent a lot of time in a car…. Tomorrow though (or today if you’re not a crazy night owl who blogs and read blogs into the late hours of the night, like me), my company says goodbye to the suburbs and moves to Boston. For the first time I’ll be stepping […]

a little bit of sun, and some seafood

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

For the first time in a week the sun peeked through the clouds, dried the rain and shone over Boston on Saturday. Spontaneously, Mike and I decided to enjoy it by walking around the city. We had no plans and no timeline, we  just took the day one step at a time. After walking around […]

taste of the nation boston

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

Friends! As you may have seen on Twitter and Facebook, I’ve been seriously talking up this year’s Taste of the Nation Boston, which is coming up soon on April 14th. In all transparency, like last year, I am volunteering again this year as one of the PR chairs, but I can assure you that it is […]