Highlights of 2017

Started a new job! Saw Billy Joel in concert at Madison Square Garden with my sister Made several visits to the Met Went skiing in the Poconos Celebrated Liz’s engagement and helped her with wedding planning Went on two retreats at Villa Maria Guadalupe Attended Women Speak for Themselves Media Training in Washington, DC, and … More Highlights of 2017

7 Quick Takes: What I’ve Been Up To This Summer

Linking up with Kelly. —1— I saw Hamilton in June! It was a long-awaited event—I’d bought the tickets in September—and it didn’t disappoint. If you haven’t already listened to (*cough* memorized *cough*) the Hamilton soundtrack…go listen to the Hamilton soundtrack. I actually just bought tickets again for the same day next year—I was selected for the fan presale and was able to get … More 7 Quick Takes: What I’ve Been Up To This Summer

Highlights of 2016

—Went to a few Fordham basketball games —Spent a weekend snowed in after a blizzard —Started writing weekly Frassati reflections —Went on two ski trips —Got to see several books I’ve edited come out in print —Hosted a St. Patrick’s Day/March Madness party —Watched Notre Dame win a first-round March Madness game in Brooklyn and celebrated a national … More Highlights of 2016

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

Over at Ignitum Today: Among the Huddled Masses

Here is what it’s like to live in New York City: Every day I walk a maze of sidewalks and dodge a never-ending stream of people, cars, bicycles, scooters, dogs, strollers, and pigeons. I navigate subway transfers with efficiency and precision, knowing the exact spot to stand on each platform to minimize my time in … More Over at Ignitum Today: Among the Huddled Masses