Greener Grass

I’m fortunate enough to live in perhaps the most conveniently located area of the city; I can get to any T line within 10 minutes, South Station in 15, walk to work in 20. It doesn’t get too much better, not to toot my own horn too much. And yet… All I want to do … More Greener Grass

An Unavoidable Rhyme

Drinking an authentic European latte is toward the top of my bucket list. I’m no world traveler, so unfortunately this dream will have to wait, but in the meantime, I’ve been making do at Tatte Bakery & Café. According to my French neighbor, it’s one of the few genuinely European cafés in Boston. A lot … More An Unavoidable Rhyme

A Cold Brew Review

Temperature is one of the most significant factors in our lives. At a very base level, the temperature conditions of Earth have allowed humankind to exist and prosper. Our internal body temperature is so fragile, a few too many degrees in either direction would require medical intervention. A home or office that’s too hot or … More A Cold Brew Review

Shotty Judgment?

It takes a lot to change a mind. First impressions really stick, like a tongue to ice. Or like glitter to everything. I think this is generally a bad thing – if you have a good first impression of someone or something, you become blinded to any flaws or wrongdoings. If you have a bad … More Shotty Judgment?

A Sticky Soundtrack

I have a confession – I love pop music. Where there is a bumping bass and catchy lyrics, there I am, dancing and singing along like I wrote it. I am regularly told to keep my day job after my performances, but that doesn’t stop me. If Iggy Azalea can make it, I can too. … More A Sticky Soundtrack

Up first…

Emperor Nero of Ancient Rome led a rather interesting life. He controlled the Roman Empire at 17, married his stepsister and a former slave whom he had castrated (among others), built extravagant monuments that nearly bankrupted the empire, and at the very end asked for help to commit suicide. As one might assume, he isn’t … More Up first…

And so it begins…

Have you ever had a spiritual moment with your drink? I think we’ve all experienced the nirvana that can come with food – the first bite into a perfectly prepared steak or a freshly baked cookie will do it for many of us. Personally, I’ve had countless transcendent moments with my food (admittedly, it doesn’t … More And so it begins…