lost in translation

Monday, March 16th, 2009

One thing I have learned from communicating in English with someone who is speaks English as a second language, is that I probably learn more about the English language than the other person. I am a fast, get to the point kind of talker. But I have found that when you have no choice but […]

blogging across the pond

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

One week ago today I dedicated my little link bureau to real life friends who jumped on the blogwagon (ha, did you like that?). This week, I was pleasantly surprised to see that another friend has joined in and I can pretty much guarantee that the blog of this girl –  smart, witty and talented […]

downgrading the cocktail

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

I have been going to the gym more often, the only kind of pasta I eat is wheat and I’ve recently gotten into Pilates on exercise TV. My problem (other than chocolate) is that to me, the best kind of beer is the kind with the most hops and unfortunately, the most calories. Michelob Ultra […]

my stomach is in ireland

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

For the past few weeks I have been experimenting with my meals. Twice I made a stir fry and once I made a soup with Japanese noodles. A few times I tried tofu, once it was good when Mike made it and then another time, when I did – not so much. That being said, […]

stationary

Monday, January 19th, 2009

I feel like I have not been myself lately, and by that I mean, the thought of lying around and doing nothing for longer than an hour no longer repulses me. I am not constantly restless nor do I have the need to be always doing something productive. Is it because I love my apartment […]

in the meantime

Saturday, June 21st, 2008

I am so impatient. Why did I buy a camera that had to be back ordered. It is partly because I was intrigued by the fact that I could get a case and a memory chip and the camera for a tiny bit less than just the camera online. Also, it could be because I […]

greener grass

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Have you ever been to a place and then after you come home, your interest in that place grows exponentially? It is spring even though I have scraped frost off my car this week before heading to work. I noticed on the weather channel that there is about a 30 degree difference between Boston and […]

tracing the steps in the green movement…

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

When I lived in Cork, Ireland the Spring of 2004, among the many unexpected bits of culture shock I first experienced was the time I had to pay for a plastic bag in the check out line at Tesco. In 2002 Ireland implemented a tax on plastic bags and it did more than dramatically reduce […]