Originally from Minnesota, I met my husband in Boston and moved to Erie in 2005. I work full-time and enjoy reading, writing, gymnastics, travel, nature, dance, and playing with my boys (husband Caesar, son Andrew).
FESTIVAL OF TREES: Friday, Nov. 28, and Saturday, Nov. 29, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 30, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Bayfront Convention Center; decorated Christmas trees, holiday marketplace, entertainment, Santa's Castle, Santa's Secret Shop and more. Cost: $9; children 12 and younger, $6; breakfast with Santa (reservations required), $20, $15 for children 12 and younger. Info: 452-5073, www.ahn.org/locations/saint-vincent-hospital/festival-trees.