Category Archives: Trips and Events

Details about trips I’ve gone on, or events and happenings that take place.

Preparing for My High School Reunion

My high school class is holding its 20th year reunion this Saturday. When I first heard about it, I didn’t know if I would attend. Beyond the logistics – which haven’t been easy to figure out – I wasn’t entirely sure I really … Continue reading

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Seasons Change, Eras End

Time passes, seasons change, and the years roll on. My Jewish readers surely know that Rosh Hashanah began last night, which means that a new year of the Hebrew calendar has begun. (Happy new year to you all!) Marking the … Continue reading

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Where the Grass is Green and the Girls are Pretty

  We were supposed to leave for my family’s annual beach trip last Sunday morning. Those plans were changed when Mrs. Cutter saw that Guns ‘N Roses would be playing at FedEx Field on Sunday night. Until recently, I likely would … Continue reading

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…And Z is For Zoo!

Today is the final day of April, which means it is also the final day of the Blogging From A to Z Challenge. Unlike last year, I managed to go 26-for-26 in 2016! (pause for applause) I shall finish up … Continue reading

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Casting My Ballot

It is convenient that the “V” day for the Blogging From A to Z Challenge happened to fall on election day in Maryland, as it provides me an easy topic to write about. A few weeks ago, I received my voting instructions … Continue reading

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I’m with Hillary

I’m sure you were all dying to know which presidential candidate I was going to support in the upcoming election, so I’ve decided to share with you: I’m with Hillary. The Clinton campaign will likely have a grand celebration tonight … Continue reading

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The Trump Campaign: The Simpsons Already Did It

As impossible as it once seemed, Donald Trump looks poised to capture the Republican nomination for the office of President. And while many people dismiss his chances in the general election, I don’t think the possibility of victory can be … Continue reading

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Surviving a Girls’ Weekend

“Would you be okay if a few of my friends visited us for a weekend?” Continue reading

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Shoveling, Socializing, and a Horcrux: Tales from Snowzilla

Last weekend, the East Coast was pounded by winter storm Jonas (Naming winter storms is a thing now?), or as many social media sources nicknamed it, Snowzilla. The Washington DC area was pounded by snow, and it wouldn’t shock me if my … Continue reading

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Did Today Suck?

I was worried that today was going to suck. What provoked such pessimism? Here are a few factors: First day back at work In grade school, I remember absolutely hating the first day back after Christmas vacation. It was like they … Continue reading

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