Boston Ballet's Jewels: Three Gems

Both my children appreciate a little “fancy”.  Whether it is dressing up for a special occasion, or having just the right accessory, these little things matter.  It is the frivolous and unimportant things that are important sometimes. You don’t have to be a 5 year old girl to appreciate the …

Future EGOTs: The show of a lifetime.

I just had the privilege of seeing the greatest show ever! It probably won’t be nominated for an Oscar, or a Grammy. It won’t make the cut for the Tony’s or the Emmy’s, but it’s where it all begins. They might not have had the perfect performance and hit every …

Skate on In to Winter Today

I have a favourite local rink . I love the tiny sweet rink in Harvard Square at the Charles Hotel, but recently I saw a photo that might tempt me across the river. The Rotunda Rink at the Boston Harbor Hotel. The rink is open Monday – Friday 3:00 to …

PIN: Pencil it in this week(end)

Tis the season of excess, from spending to indulging, but my favourite kind of excess is overloading the calendar with so many wonderful holiday, community, seasonal events.  It is fun if you don’t try to have your cake and eat it too.  Choose the ones you want to go to …

Revenge, Opium, Love & Loss at the Ballet

It is refreshing in an age when a certain pair of shoes is “to die for” and one Kardashian sister is ready to kill the other because a shirt has been borrowed without permission, to be reminded of greater tragedies.  Being reminded that love, betrayal, and loss are the true …