I knew this day was coming but I didn’t know it would bother me so much. I had a professional meeting today and it was uncharacteristically positive and productive.   I was discussing the future and vision of my subject and it was . . . how else to explain it?? Amazing.  Finally, someone else seems […]

Hit the road, n'at

Wanting to wake up in wine country ready to get to some serious tasting, me and the almost-husband (AH) decided to head down to the Laurel Highlands after work on Friday.  With our reservation confirmed at the gloriously historic Summit Inn Resort and armed with the news that the dining room closed at 9pm, we […]

Get out of town!

As with many Pittsburghers, I fled the city for the weekend in the hopes that when I returned I would  find the city free of riot police and jersey barriers and navel-gazing news coverage.  I may not have much trouble crossing a river to get to another neighborhood but I do rarely make it beyond […]

Which Hoops and How High????

July, 2009 – About 4 months ago, my husband asked me to update his resume and cover letter.  After being assured that he was not being laid off (ALLEGEDLY!) I agreed.   NOTE: Remember in The Full Monty when Tom Wilkinson was laid off but he kept getting dressed and leaving for work as if nothing […]


SUNDAY OCT 4TH, 2009 – SUNDAE MARKET Sundae market is a flea market on the Schenley Plaza lawn that showcases local artists, young designers, and people who just cleaned out their garage. So forget Craigslist, and stop bidding on eBay, come to Schenley Plaza and have some human interaction with sellers, or customers. Spaces are […]