Monthly Archives: August 2012

…and a first look at Bronxville

It’s official! Angie and family have left the city for greener pastures – or lawns, at least. They are a half hour and a world away from the noise and concrete of the city in the bucolic little town of … Continue reading

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A last look at NYC…

We finished up our East Coast trip with a too-short stay in NYC. Sometimes the city feels empty in July and August, but this year it was bustling, despite the heat. We saw Cate Blanchett and Hugo Weaving in Uncle Vanya … Continue reading

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Rewind: our Philadelphia Story

Apologies to anyone following the Polloplayer travelogue. Losing Dizzy so unexpectedly has been a shock; I don’t know how long one is allowed to grieve for a feline companion of thirteen years before people start whispering “weird cat lady” behind … Continue reading

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The King Has Left The Building.

He was the undisputed regent of the kingdom, a soi disant Caesar. Depending upon where you ranked on his list of subjects, he swaggered up to you like a Wild West Sheriff ready to enforce the law of his land or granted … Continue reading

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City of Brotherly Love Handles

We went for the history but left with hips. Bigger ones. Who knew that Philadelphia was for foodies? We stayed at the Rittenhouse Hotel, located, no surprise, on Rittenhouse Square.  If I lived in Philadelphia, Rittenhouse Square would be my … Continue reading

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