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A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE: “FOODIES DAY OUT” IN MADURAI!

 

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Dinner served on large leaves with newspaper for napkins!

 

Indian food is something you you either like or dislike.  It is full of all kinds of wonderful spices and unusual breads and exotic tastes that Continue Reading…

Posted January 22nd, 2015.

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ARCHITECTURAL HIGHLIGHTS FROM MY TRIP TO SOUTHERN INDIA

 

Looking out the window of the Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai, the first morning in India

Looking out the window of the Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai, the first morning in India

 

I must confess I have just returned from a long adventure to the south of India.  It was a trip I had been dreaming of for a long time. With a BIG BIRTHDAY on the horizon, my dear husband jumped on board and  plans were made. Before I knew it Continue Reading…

Posted January 5th, 2015.

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DEEP IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES!

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Wall of Art Adorns DTLA Building

 

I have just returned from one of my frequent visits to my home way from home, Los Angeles, California and was pleasantly surprised to discover Downtown Los Angeles, or as it is commonly known out there, DTLA.  As a New Yorker, I see Continue Reading…

Posted November 3rd, 2014.

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“RAPID RESPONSE COLLECTING”: VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM

 

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“RAPID RESPONSE COLLECTING” AT THE V & A MUSEUM

 

Contemporary museums in today’s world  are going outside of that predictable box I write about so often and putting together exhibitions that are more relevant to how we live in today’s world, as opposed to Continue Reading…

Posted September 15th, 2014.

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FABULOUS CONTEMPORARY CHAIRS FROM THE MONTREAL MUSEE DES BEAUX ARTS

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MUSEE DES BEAUX ARTS MONTREAL

 

Last Thanksgiving, my husband and I took a road trip up to Montreal, Canada (see post.) We had a fabulous time despite the 7 degree weather. One of the spots we most enjoyed was touring through the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal , aka The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Continue Reading…

Posted August 25th, 2014.

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HANGING OUT IN STYLE IN VENICE, CALIFORNIA: THE ROSE

ROSE HOTEL / VENICE, CALIFORNIA

ROSE HOTEL / VENICE, CALIFORNIA

 

 

I visit Venice, California several times a year, as my son and his family live out there.  It has become quite a hot spot over the last years, with Continue Reading…

Posted July 14th, 2014.

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THE MAD BIENNIAL 2014: NYC MAKERS

 

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Me and Misha Kahn, at NYC MAKERS: THE MAD BIENNIAL 2104

 

Looking for an art exhibit unlike anything else in the city?  Want to see who are the movers and shakers in the the creative fields today?  Love to be up on the those talented artisans that function on the “A” level but  are rather unknown since they fly under the recognition radar?  Well, I suggest you Continue Reading…

Posted July 7th, 2014.

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SCULPTOR ALICE AYCOCK’S FASCINATING CREATIONS DECORATE PARK AVENUE

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“Hoop-La” by AIice Aycock

 

I happen to live near one of best spots on Park Avenue in New York City.  It is the site where the Fund for Park Avenue annually installs outstanding sculptures that fill up certain sections of the grassy median separating the Continue Reading…

Posted June 24th, 2014.

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ICFF 2014 HITS NEW YORK CITY: GREAT DESIGN DISCOVERIES!

 

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TOBY HOUSE BEACH BALL LIGHTING

 

The International Contemporary Furniture Fair was in New York City last week and I made a beeline over to the Jacob Javits Center to see what was Continue Reading…

Posted May 28th, 2014.

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THE BEAUTY OF THE WEST TEXAS LANDSCAPE: CIBOLO CREEK RANCH

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I am on the last leg of my Texas adventure with Mady and Kate and this is perhaps the most beautiful stop to date, the Cibolo Creek Ranch. If you are ever looking for a great place to chill out in the middle of nowhere…but want it to Continue Reading…

Posted April 28th, 2014.

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