I’ve been battling some awful neck and shoulder pain since my early twenties. I injured my right shoulder dancing in high school, made it worse working as a designer (lots of mousing), and wrecked it with remote work (too much computer time).
As a new-ish dog owner in Somerville, I always make an effort to meet other pup parents at our local dog parks. Why? It’s the best way to get tips on where to go with your dog around town. Over the last 8 months, here’s what I’ve learned…
This mosque was easily one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited. Built between 1996 and 2007, it is large enough for 40,000 worshippers, with a 180,000 sq ft tile mosaic courtyard. The price tag: $540M.
We got into Dubai at around 10 p.m. While the city is known for glitz and glam, we planned our trip to focus on culture. We booked a hotel in Bur Dubai, known as the “old city.” It wasn’t shiny, it didn’t have a Hermés store on every corner, but it was also 3x cheaper and a heck of a lot more interesting.
I decided to host Chinese New Year party, featuring a lo hei. Lo hei is a uniquely Singaporean tradition centered around a assembling a salad. It starts with a presentation of around a dozen ingredients, each symbolizing health, happiness, and wealth. Once all the ingredients are mixed in together, everyone grabs a pair of chopsticks and tosses the salad. You’re told that the higher you toss, the luckier you’ll be.
Last fall, we (finally!) adopted a 10-month-old scruffy mix that we named Fritz. As a new dog owner, I wasn’t really sure what to buy or what would work. It took a bit of trial and error, and now I have a final list of items we regularly use.