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The one-year confessions of a 30-year-old digital media assistant

Earlier this month marked my one year anniversary at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts here in Worcester (pronounced Wuss-ta), Massachusetts. I realize it has been a while since I last wrote, and I even have a post that I’ve been planning for a while on all the strange things about living in New […]

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Scrooge for the holidays

Just in time for the holidays my rent went down and I got some overtime at work. I actually have a small amount of money saved now, and foregoing my female urge to SPEND, I feel like Ebenezer Scrooge, not willing to see the numbers go down. Of course, bills are bound to appear, and […]

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"I've got plenty to be thankful for." - Irving Berlin

I have a tendency to remember the good over the bad, which makes it easier to look back and wonder what I could have done differently or how I would do things if I were still there in that moment. I know it sounds strange. How could remembering the good bring up negative thoughts? I […]

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The ups and downs of changing states

Out of all the states I could have moved to, Massachusetts is likely the most difficult to change license plates, insurance and drivers license for. When I first conceived of this blog post, I imagined I would talk about being torn between California and Massachusetts. I told myself I would commit to two years and […]

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Mount Greylock summit

Mountaintop views from a new life

It’s funny how quickly moods and passions change. A short time ago I was a freshman in college in New York City and couldn’t get enough of opera. When I first came to Massachusetts, I wanted to continue seeing as many shows as possible each month – leftover from my time as a writer for […]

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Buffumville Lake

The New England landscape

California is isolated. Mountains and desert separate it from other states and Mexico. It’s also a very large state. What a change to be in New England where a quick drive will take you to another state! I had my first doctor appointment recently and the location was mere minutes from Connecticut. If you’ve been […]

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Communicating and learning on the job

Part of taking on a new job with a new employer is figuring out what the job really involves and what the employer really expects of you. This can be challenging. Your skills may not always line up, and as a job evolves, so does its description. For example, as the point contact for digital […]

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Working in Worcester

I’ve been at The Hanover Theatre for about three months now, and the first question I get when I meet someone new is “What do you do there?” With my dry sense of humor, I enjoy answering, “I’m a stalker.” What I mean by that is that a key part of what I do is […]

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