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The Pittsburgh Symphony

The Pittsburgh Symphony

Last Friday night, under the threat of snow and ice, D.J. and I drove Downtown to attend the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra perform Stravinsky’s The Firebird, along with a flute concerto by Jacques Ibert. I don’t know music. I know the names of instruments (most of them, most of the time), and I can recognize the...

Miss Migraine: My eyes are fine! (Mostly)

The Adventures of Miss Migraine is an ongoing column about my life with chronic migraine. A version of this post appeared first on August 1, 2012, on my blog of the same name. Upon finding out I have chronic migraines, people almost always ask me, “Do you need glasses?” My answer has always been a...

#FridayReads: The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

#FridayReads: The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

I don’t read a ton of YA, but for whatever reason I found myself craving a good young adult novel at the beginning of the year. I’d seen all the buzz for The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis, so I checked it out from my local library. Boy, what a ride. This book...