Monthly Archives: September 2015

We Came, We Saw, We Conquered a Plate of Tagliatelle.

We’ve only been in Rome for twenty-four hours, but yes, we’ve already managed to scarf a plate or two of pasta. Julius Caesar would approve! We arrived on a picture-perfect fall day, which almost made up for the jet lag. … Continue reading

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How to Be Ninety-Three.

It takes a long, long time to qualify as a nonagenarian.¬†Right around ninety years, if my math is correct (although it rarely is…) My mother-in-law, Phyllis, was born in 1922, the year that¬†Ulysses was published and the Eskimo Pie was … Continue reading

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Snapshots: Ten Late Summer Reasons to be in the City.

There is always a good reason or ten to be in New York City: Good morning! 2. Kitties! 3. The Park. Always the Park. 4. Bittersweet moment: one last dinner at Gramercy Tavern with Teri and Billy before they headed … Continue reading

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Tiffany’s, Breakfast: Me, Truman and Michael C. Hall in NYC

The CE had more pressing commitments; I was alone in the city this trip. Being alone in New York City is a far cry from being alone anywhere else because you are surrounded, crushed by humanity and sirens and the … Continue reading

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