Day 56: Ridin’ the Rails

I’ve ridden the train before, but never in such a last-minute, devil-may-care manner. After some serious reconfiguring of schedules which required no less than 37.5 phone calls (ok, so maybe not quite so devil-may-care. I cared a little),  I–without rhyme or reason–bought a ticket on the spot and jumped slunk onto the next train headed to […]

Day 45: Sneaking Into a Movie

Today I finally got to see American Hustle. David O. Russell’s fabulous follow-up film to Silver Linings Playbook did not disappoint. Oscar material, to be sure. But, as you know, this isn’t a film review site, so I’ll move right on to my “new experience:” I snuck into a second film after Hustle finished. Yeah, […]

Day 27: Buying Tickets to Iceland!

Well, I’ve gone and done it: I bought tickets to Iceland. If you’ve been following this blog, you’re probably thinking, “Nah-uh! I don’t believe it!” But I assure you, it’s true: I. BOUGHT. TICKETS. TO. ICELAND! Still shocked that I’m making one of my dreams a reality, I can’t even think of what to put […]

Day 19: Applying for a Job I’m Completely Unqualified to Do

TV Cooking Show Needs Actor Ever dream of having your own TV show? [Yes! Yes, as a matter of fact, I do!] We can get you on the air with your own TV cooking show. Do you and your talent have something to say to the rest of the world? [No! No, as a matter […]

Day 12: Searching for Someone

We’ve all searched online for people from our past, hoping to catch a virtual glimpse of where they are and what they are now doing. (As well as how much they paid for their houses and what their spouses/partners look like.) Come on, admit it. You’ve done it countless times. Oh, for Pete’s sake, you’ve googled […]