Tag Archives: Life

NYBG Day Trip: Glass Menagerie

If you haven’t yet made the trek up to the New York Botanical Garden to see the glorious Chihuly installation, it’s not too late: the exhibit continues through October 29. And it is so worth the trip! We began our … Continue reading

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In which I howl about coyotes.

I heard them again the other night. Yip-yip-yipping somewhere behind our property. It’s an almost nightly serenade, a pack of coyotes, celebrating their latest kill; maybe a gopher or a squirrel, but more likely a bunny rabbit or some careless … Continue reading

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There’s a storm coming.

All our thoughts are with Florida today, as Irma plows forward with the Keys in her crosshairs. I’m so grateful that folks there have their priorities straight – shelter, safety, and chickens. Hundreds of feral chickens roam the streets of … Continue reading

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End of an Era: Farewell to Downey’s

It was everyone’s favorite restaurant that they never went to. People saved up the prospect of dining at Downey’s as they would lock away a gold coin – something shiny and wonderful to enjoy in the future. But, alas, they … Continue reading

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Family Album: More Maui, Please.

Every trip to Ka’anapali is the best trip, but this one, seriously, was the best of the best. Well, except for the getting there. Nine of us arrived at LAX all ready to hula but our airplane decided not to … Continue reading

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Walk with me: Ka’anapali

All in all, August might not be the best time for a trip to Maui. Unless you are fond of crowds. Crowds with lots and lots of children. We certainly did our part. But my philosophy regarding Hawaii is that … Continue reading

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Hungry in Manhattan: The Prix Fixe Lunch, Part III

It is a fact. I have better taste in food than in clothes. And this is why, the first time we stepped inside CafĂ© Boulud I momentarily considered flight. The graciously appointed dining room brimmed with what author Tom Wolfe, … Continue reading

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