OC fair, Fair ride, Big Wheel

My Fair Lady: The OC Fair

Most days I’m toiling away in my office with my Brain Candy Podcast co-host, Sarah Rice, creating, editing, and promoting our show. Ok, it’s not exactly back-breaking labor, but we do work hard, and every once in a while we like to get out of the office and have a laugh. So recently we trekked down to […]

Steel City Renaissance

About a year and a half ago, my family and I moved from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles. I had just finished my doctorate, so since my husband works in television and I was newly free to roam, we decided it just made good sense to head west. We had watched while we lived in Pittsburgh […]

Farmer’s Market or Bust

From the time I was 14 until I was 18, I worked at a produce market in Pittsburgh. I swear to you that to this day that was the best job I ever had. This was back before the farm-to-table and hipster movements happened, so most “normal” people didn’t make a stop at a produce market. […]