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March 2013

The value of the CityPASS in New York City

There's a lot to do in New York City--and the costs of each attraction and museum can add up quickly, especially when you're already paying a premium on accommodation, food and shopping. That's where New York CityPASS ticket booklets come in handy:...
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Postcard from Wigwam Avenue, via Instagram

When I found out I'd be flying to Las Vegas to manage a trade show, I immediately started to figure out how I could work those cross-country flights to my advantage: namely, trying to squeeze in some extra sunshine, relaxation and catch-ups with the...
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A visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Like the Louvre in Paris or the MONA in Hobart, the Met is THE museum of New York City. Housed in an iconic building on the edges of Central Park--with the steps that grace plenty a movie scene--the Metropolitan Museum of Art has an incredible...
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Coming full circle

Last week, I went to Las Vegas for work. It was a hectic week: recovering from the flu, managing my first trade show, squeezing in a 24-hour visit with my mom (complete with shopping, dinner and a Cirque de Soleil show!). Busy as it was, I managed to...
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Postcard from the Las Vegas Strip, via Instagram

I spent last week in Las Vegas and managed to get through a whole seven days without setting foot in a single club. Between catching the flu the week before and the stress of managing my very first trade show, I was simply thrilled to have an entire...
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Remembering to live, not just work

I'm a rare breed in the world of PR, marketing and social media: I’ve always taken a noontime break and left work at 5 p.m. Even though I usually bring my own lunch to save money, I take a lunchtime walk to stretch my legs or write letters in the...
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Postcard from the Bowery

One of my favorite little moments in New York City always comes when I walk home from SoHo at night: I glance over my shoulder as I go down the Bowery between Houston and Delancey streets and I see the Empire State Building glittering uptown and I...
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Postcard from Elk Grove

So, like, I said--I'm from California. More specifically, Elk Grove: the fastest-growing city in America in 2006 and land of cookie cutter homes, baseball fields, golf courses and strip malls. It's also home to wetlands, pastures, creeks and...
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I’m from California.

I was born and raised in California. The word California often conjures up images of  palm trees, the Beach Boys, convertibles with the top down. It's Hollywood or San Francisco, celebrities or liberals, beaches or vineyards. It's not often...
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