Tag: boston

bucket lists , travel

Starting the year off right

If you’re wondering what I’ve been up to this month (since it clearly didn’t include posting here), I thought I’d share some highlights from the month of January… I rang in the new year with AB and company, in Long Island. Kissed AB during midnight, and fell asleep about 15...

by Marian
January 30, 2015

Long Island (video)

A while ago, I posted photographs from my little field trip to Long Island with Batman, with the promise of a video soon to come. Well, after some struggling with software, we’re all set. As a refresher, Long Island is the supposed inspiration for the thriller “Shutter Island,” and mildly...

by Marian
November 9, 2013
media , travel

Sneak Peek: Long Island (photos)

So, my day was interesting. If feeling like you’re in a living horror film is “interesting.” Which it is… it’s also creepy/ terrifying/ exhilarating/ awesome/ amazeballs. Today, I went on a field trip to Long Island, Massachusetts. Never heard of it? Yeah, neither had I until I randomly searched “homeless...

by Marian
October 18, 2013
media , musings

A Boston journalist’s take on the marathon bombings

A week ago today, two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Two hours before they exploded, I’d been standing at the second bomb site. For the past week, the bombings are all anyone’s been able to talk about. It’s a “where were you when…” situation that’s...

by Marian
April 22, 2013

2011 Bucket List

Remember that first post in July? This may look familiar… Jumping right in, I’m not a believer in New Year’s resolutions. I just think they tend to revolve too much around losing weight and looking better and petty bullpucky that sparks a temporary spike in gym and diet industry revenues...

by Marian
January 5, 2011

“It feels like home to meeeee…”

So there’s this boy… man? boy? I suppose he’s a 70-something manboy. Yup, that sounds pretty accurate. I’ve briefly mentioned this old fart before. But his name is James Francis Bunker. And my relationship to him is that he’s my dad’s college roommate’s old boss. Sounds kinda like that Spaceballs...

by Marian
August 25, 2010

I Love You, Boston

Minimal posts lately… I’m on vacation! I wiggled my way into my dad’s east coast trip. We spent a day in San Francisco then jet off to Connecticut to pick my baby brother up from school. Thennnnnn we drove up to beautiful Boston, to kill some time and see some...

by Marian
August 2, 2010

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