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New York and the Big Dogs

By: mandy | Date: January 28, 2010 | Categories: Travel

One of the most elemental feelings that you can get in New York City is the sense that something might suddenly happen, and soon.  This state of being on the verge of an unknown event or quality is hard to describe, but absolutely certain and present, and it’s also very, very appealing. There is something […]

Wedding Rehearsal Dinner at the Rusty Pelican in Miami

By: mandy | Date: January 25, 2010 | Categories: People

Once again Fanny was left behind as a bridesmaid and had still never received a single marriage proposal. She was now the last of a group of ten friends and after Wendy’s upcoming wedding she would be the only one of them who was yet to be married. Interestingly, this was actually part of a […]

The Wright Brothers From Dayton, Ohio

By: mandy | Date: January 20, 2010 | Categories: Travel

Wilbur and Orville Wright are two of the most famous world personalities to spring from Dayton, Ohio, and “wrigthly” so. They are also the two people who developed and built the world’s first successfully flying airplane. This is a national distinction, let alone one based at the city or state level. The real magic began […]

Lawyer Starts New Career in San Francisco

By: mandy | Date: January 19, 2010 | Categories: Travel

Victor crossed the Bay Bridge in his new Toyota Camry and was headed home to his new apartment in the city. He couldn’t believe it. After all those years of uncertainty and endless hours of academic writing, reading and studying he had finally finished law school and had even landed a promising job in San […]

San Francisco’s Not a Disappointment After All

By: mandy | Date: January 14, 2010 | Categories: Travel

Let me explain, when I was in Portland, I was in this hiking shop and was reading about all the numerous hikes I could take while staying in San Francisco. I thought this was great since I booked a cheap hotel on-line for 6 nights: http://www.sanfranciscorestaurant.com. But, when arrived in San Francisco and made a […]

Weekend Trip to LA and a Production of Les Miserables

By: mandy | Date: January 12, 2010 | Categories: Arts & Culture, Travel

One of the most exciting and overall fun times I’ve had in my life was an overnight trip to Los Angles that my boyfriend of the time, Dan, surprised me with. I’m an actor and have been most of my life, having been bitten by the bug at an early age after appearing onstage as […]

Justine Henin Back for Australian Open

By: mandy | Date: January 7, 2010 | Categories: Sports

Belgian tennis star and former number player, Justine Henin is back for the upcoming Australian Open Tennis Championship Tournament.  Last year she claimed she was quitting tennis for good, which would have quite a loss to the sport.  At the times she quit and retired for the quiet life, she was ranked in the number […]

Family Fun in Austin, Texas

By: mandy | Date: January 5, 2010 | Categories: Travel

When traveling through the city of Austin, Texas you will find that not only are there many options for nightlife, in the way of fabulous restaurants and legendary live music venues, but so too are there options that are fit for the entire family to enjoy.  One of the hot spots of the city, sits […]