Tag: Boston College

How watching TV the day I left for college impacted the lives of thousands

An excerpt of this was first presented at Flick Lit: Reel-to-Real Storytelling for Movie Lovers, the Musicals! Edition, at Chicago’s Logan Theater. Performers shared personal stories about a musical film of their choice (Newsies, Purple Rain, RENT, and Flashdance) and its impact and their love/hate for a film (Grease). Some of us used projected images (sampling below). Before each share, Read more…

How to make an entrepreneurial dream reality in 38ish steps

Have life-changing experiences during childhood summer camp and collegiate retreats Graduate college and enter the world of commuting, bills, coworkers, 401Ks, the gym, and watching Friends re-runs Bemoan your lack of rejuvenating getaways, proximity and access to diverse yet similar people, friends, and an environment that encourages personal growth, letting go, and play Tire of hearing yourself complain Rent Read more…

I need you to go Oprah on me. Please.

The performance that started it all — Dance Experiment, 2010 I share my offerings incessantly. I’m self-employed and am riding a ten-year wave of not paying for marketing or advertising. Me newslettering, tweeting, Facebooking, party-chatting about what I do is how I pay rent, buy groceries, and save for the future splurge on the occasional Read more…

How to win at dating

Dating. It’s the best. It’s the worst. It makes you feel alive. It makes you feel like crap. I can’t get enough of it. Conversations about deal breakers, pet-peeves, activities, turn ons, turn offs — I could participate in those forever. The details, the groans, the butterflies, the nodding heads, the over-analyzation, the rolling eyes. When I decided Read more…

Thought he was going to pass gas; instead, he proposed

*If you’re reading this in a reader/have your images turned off, you might want to head to the original post to see the pretty pictures* It shouldn’t surprise me how many folk have been asking for “The details!”  I immensely enjoy how you met, the first time she said “I love you,” how he proposed-esque stories.  And Read more…