What a difference a week can make. It happened during my daughter’s spring break. The University of Virginia has an earlier spring break than most other colleges so she came … Continue reading Perspective
…most of the time but especially around the holidays. Having lived in the city for a few years, I learned how special a walk in Central Park could be: lunch … Continue reading I’m in a New York state of mind….
A few days away at a resort that seems to anticipate your every move before you make it! I last stayed at the Ritz Carlton in Naples thirty years ago. It was … Continue reading Shells on the beach, Moët in a vending machine – wait, what?
When does your daughter become your best friend? Probably the minute she is born, but I’m discovering that the real benefits of the relationship come when she starts to become … Continue reading Between the Facial and High Tea
I must admit that Virginia was never on my radar before my daughter decided to go to UVA and, coming from New York, it does take some time getting used … Continue reading Train Ride to Virginia
7.25.18 Early morning flights are never fun but sometimes necessary. New York to London is one of those flights unless you want to do the redeye. I must admit, as … Continue reading London Calling
Love arriving at my destination; the actual plane, car or train ride, not so much. That is why organization and packing for me are key. I have streamlined my approach … Continue reading Stress-Free Packing series, focus on toiletries
While I love vacations, the stress of packing usually takes away from the anticipation of the journey. How to pack, what to pack, what if it’s colder or warmer than … Continue reading Going on Vacation, Stress free Packing!
I would say the feeling hits during early November when I look at the left-over pumpkins with new eyes. Halloween is over, but it feels like it’s time to harvest … Continue reading Layering – Not Just for Clothes
A beautiful fall weekend with nothing to do; sometimes the answer is in your own backyard. I had never heard of Chihuly before and had no idea if it was … Continue reading An Afternoon Escape