7 Quick Takes: Catching Up

Linking up with Kelly. —1— It’s been a while since I’ve managed to write one of these posts—I’ve had a busy fall! First of all, I’ve updated the URL for this blog—now it’s much easier to remember: http://workinprogress.blog —2— I recently set up a Goodreads account, and I’ve been logging the books I’ve been reading: http://goodreads.com/erinmaureenanneMore 7 Quick Takes: Catching Up

7 Quick Takes: Olympic Moments and Summer Storms

Linking up with Kelly. —1— This week in Starbucks cups: I will always be amused at the many creative spellings of my name that baristas come up with… —2— I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the Olympics over the past two weeks, and I’ll be sad to see it end. I love hearing the backstories of all the athletes. I’ve … More 7 Quick Takes: Olympic Moments and Summer Storms

7 Quick Takes: Les Mis, Harry Potter, and Beating the Heat Wave

Linking up with Kelly. —1— I went to see Les Misérables on Broadway two weeks ago (before it closes soon); it’s one of my favorite musicals. I first saw it in London in 2009, and then I saw it here in New York last year. It was just as impressive as always! I wrote a piece about … More 7 Quick Takes: Les Mis, Harry Potter, and Beating the Heat Wave

7 Quick Takes: Ham4Ham, Sunsets, and Life in NYC

Linking up with Kelly. —1— I’ve gone to a few shows/concerts over the past few weeks, beginning with a ballet performance of The Golden Cockerel put on by the American Ballet Theatre. I’d never been to the ballet in New York before so I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect, but it was very entertaining! … More 7 Quick Takes: Ham4Ham, Sunsets, and Life in NYC

7 Quick Takes: A Pilgrimage and New Discoveries

Linking up with Kelly. —1— On Saturday, I walked the Pilgrimage of New York, a fourteen-mile walk from the Mother Cabrini Shrine (near the Cloisters) to the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Shrine (near the Staten Island Ferry). We started at 9:00am and arrived at our destination for 6:00pm Mass. We lucked out and had beautiful … More 7 Quick Takes: A Pilgrimage and New Discoveries