Dear Boston – I Need Some Space

Dear Boston, It’s over – I’m leaving you for another city. You’re a great place and we have a lot in common. But I’ve been visiting other cities – and I’ve discovered that my heart belongs to San Francisco. You’re just too moody and unpredictable for me. When I’m with you in June, you’re all…

Photo by: Evonne MacArthur

“Wow! What a Ride!

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!” – Hunter S. Thompson

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California, Here I Come!

January in Boston is like a punch in the stomach. Not only is it cold, there’s a noticeable lack of holiday decorations to brighten things up. Since I just can’t bear the thought of spending yet another January watching my breath freeze before my eyes and checking the Weather Channel app and saying things like…

Drawing by: Eichenberg/Johnny Automatic

4 Tips for Packing for a Cross-Country Move

George Carlin once said, “Your home is just a place to keep your stuff while you go out and get more stuff.” When you’ve lived in one house or apartment for a long time, you can easily accumulate a lot of stuff. Your stuff can range from blenders, clothing and accumulation of personal papers. Some…