Archive for April 2014

Home Is Not Just Where The Stuff Is

Where is my home? I think about this questions a lot and coming up with an answer is not always easy. First, I was born in California. Third generation Californian-born on one side of my family to be exact. So that’s kind of a home. But I haven’t been back to the town where I... Read more »

As Seen In London

I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again, London is my favorite city. Ever. And that’s a bold statement for me, because I hate choosing favorite things. I’m like the anti-Oprah. I’m really wishy-washy when it comes to giving opinions most of the time. I’m that friend that’s like “oh, whatever you want to... Read more »

That Time I Was Not Cool In Notting Hill

That Time I… is a (hopefully) weekly installment celebrating the unexpected and amusing that can happen when travelling. This tale is a recent one from London… I like to think of myself as a fairly hip person. Not a hipster or trendsetter by any stretch of the imagination,  but someone who is somewhat aware of... Read more »
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The London Playlist

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Instead of packing and making sure I have my passport, currency, converter, and all the stuff that is actually important to bring with you when travelling internationally, I’m scouring my iTunes library and CDs to craft the perfect London Playlist. But my efforts won’t totally be wasted- my flight to London will be at least... Read more »

Opening Day: Keeping Me Connected to My Home Base

True confessions- I am not a Cubs fan. It’s okay, I’m not a White Sox fan, either. If it helps, I live with a die-hard Cubs fan who lured me to Chicago with thinly veiled assertions of better job opportunities and family connections, when closer proximity to Wrigley was also high on that list. I... Read more »

That Time I Saw Donna Summer Sing Karaoke

That Time I… is a (hopefully) weekly installment celebrating the unexpected and amusing that can happen when travelling. This next installment comes to us from Boston… Boston is a pretty small city that seems big. Maybe it’s the major city reputation with some of the best known sports teams, universities, history, and landmarks in the... Read more »
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