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We keep trying new places having not found that special place near Lincoln Center, Public Theatre ottos place near the Guggenheim. And we still haven’t. Island was lovely, we sat outside, the Caesar Salad was not, it was a salad bit not a Caesar. We shared two meals, […]

Island Restaurant

Before heading to the Guggenheim we grabbed a bite at Island. We thought it was fine. But.. the Caesar salad was too much vinegar. And not creamy enough. The Brussels were good as was the salmon. I liked the seafood skewer but should have asked to substitute a […]


It really and truly might just have been The goal was met. I got to The National Arts club and saw the exhibit. I made it to both sidewalks etched by Ken. But I did so much more and had so many unexpected delays…unexpected treats… unexpected rare happenings […]

Looking forward to a big Broadway Season

But where will find the time?  Matinees I suppose…. Stolen from the New York Times here are excerpts file     broadway plays NYTimes 2018 season Lucas Hedges, Daniel Radcliffe, Mercedes Ruehl and Kerry Washington are already in previews; still to come are Annette Bening, Bryan […]

The National Arts Club

Like the Grollier Club this private club opens regularly ( daily) for public exhibitions.  I have devised a plan for today, the day of  Ken Hiratsuka.   There are two carved sidewalks  I am hoping to see.  The first is graffiti, done without invitation outside the Prada store on […]

MoMA and MAD

Its a fact, I go and I wind up confused.  MoMa more than anywhere else  is the place that truly makes me ask “who decides what is art?” Its not that I dont understand pushing limits, discovery, revelation, its just that I dont get why these pieces at […]

A repost…..

  my dear friend, and woman with a way with words recently posted the following….. BEFORE OUR VERY EYES October 7, 2018 inkstainedwretch1951 Uncategorized Leave a comment     The Washington Post motto proclaims that “Democracy dies in darkness.” But the tiny, pale-suited senator from Maine defended Brett […]