Category Archives: Travel

Snapshot: Santa Fe

We’re here just long enough to skim the surface, and haven’t really ventured more than a few blocks from the town’s iconic plaza What I will remember are the flowers, everywhere: And the perfect weather, bluest of blue skies: New … Continue reading

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June in NYC: 5 Takeaways

If all Junes are like this June, then I always want to be here in June! What a gift it has been for us – a second glorious week in the city. Yes, we are dodging the seemingly murderous e-bike … Continue reading

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Please don’t interrupt my aloha.

It happens every time. Our bodies are technically back in California but I can’t quite leave Hawaii behind. It’s not jet lag. It’s the sense that I had a glimpse of Paradise (because I just know heaven will be a … Continue reading

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Walk with me: the hula cat and the haoles.

Dateline: Poipu, where everything is perfection. We’ve been here more times than I can count but we’ve never had a room with this view before: So here we are, a million miles from everyday life. But at least one thing … Continue reading

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Just faux enough away for us.

When does a groove become a rut? Maybe it’s when you discuss unironically that the morning walk commenced three minutes late and now we would all be off schedule for the entire day. “All” meaning the two elderlies and the … Continue reading

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Failure to launch?

Among the many things that no longer seem possible is the idea of packing a suitcase. We returned from San Francisco last month certain we had our travel chops back and we were determined to plan another jaunt right away … Continue reading

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Family Album: There is love.

Here we were for another Sarasota wedding! The big day was near for nephew Nick and his beloved Alex. The celebrations began with a barbecue at Mark and Jean’s home, where we feasted on grilled shrimp and steak with the … Continue reading

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We ran away to the circus!

Dateline: Sarasota, Florida where we spent yesterday morning touring the Ringling Museum. John Ringling, along with his passel of brothers, bought the Barnum & Bailey show in 1907, beginning a remarkable ascent to wealth and fame for Ringling and his … Continue reading

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Last look at NYC: Perfection in the Park

My very most favorite days are those when I realize there’s no place I would rather be than where I am in that exact moment. And this was one of those days. We stepped into the Park at West 66th … Continue reading

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NYC Right Now: The Food Diaries – Constant. Change.

Pretty much every. single. thing in life changed in the last year and a half, so I’m not sure why I held on so tightly to my vision of NYC being EXACTLY the same. In my defense, this is a … Continue reading

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