Camping at Lake George

As part of what’s now officially an annual summer tradition, Mike, Jon, Jamie, and I spent a weekend camping in upstate New York. This year we drove to Lake George. It was a… Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Camping

In honor of the camping trip I’m planning with Mike and our friends Jon and Jamie, here’s the first time I ever set up a tent: It was on our wild west road… Continue reading

Games at Brooklyn Strategist

This past weekend, I raced in Formula 1 and grew and harvested bamboo, all while drinking beer and eating pizza. Mike and I went to The Brooklyn Strategist in Cobble Hill with our friends… Continue reading

Summer in the City

How fabulous are these images by Gray Malin Photography? I came across them on HonestlyWTF  and I am in looooove. (Click to see more.) It certainly helps that they’re photographs of New York and… Continue reading

Pacific Northwest Trip: Ending in Vancouver

Pacific Northwest Trip: Seattle in 10

Pacific Northwest Trip: Portland

This summer’s adventure: Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver. Mike and I have been talking about a Pacific Northwest trip for as long as we’ve been traveling together, and we finally made it there! At… Continue reading

Free in NYC: Shakespeare in the Park

I finally made it to Shakespeare in the Park! For 51 years, the Public Theater has been making summer nights special with free productions. To get tickets, you show up early (the line starts… Continue reading


I saw this twice while walking around NYC this weekend: A quick Google search led me to In Pursuit of Magic, the website of “two female street artists on a crusade to elevate consciousness… Continue reading

What Makes A Great Beach Read?

The folks at Mashable recently posted their 22 picks for summer reading. The multitude of these lists beg the question: What qualities makes a book worthy of the category “beach-read”? Here are my… Continue reading