I just discovered smudging… not sure how i feel about it, perhaps soothed… Smudging is the act of using smoke from sacred herbs and flowers to cleanse and purify a person or a space. This ancient ritual is practiced by a myriad of cultures and dates back thousands […]


Last week when we had dinner with the kids at Fiorello was the first time I didn’t bring them a take home treat.. wouldn’t you know, Kate brought me something. Macarroons from Woops. I have to tell you they were my first ever macaroons and i like them, […]

Riverside Park

Half the fun is planning a day, never really knowing how it will turn out or what we will do.  We searched the web for happenings in the city, for museum exhibits, for a new place to go.  We had a few ideas.  MAD had a green book […]

Trip 2 – Great Neck

Off we went again on a test drive to see how we would RV. And again, success. The plan was to head out to Great Neck for a quick errand and build a day around it. Out came Good Sam and yelp and trip advisor and google – […]

Brian Brooks at the Joyce

I dont find all dance wonderful and I find myself questioning is this dance or body movement?  either way I was happy to have the chance of a free rehearsal, and delighted that Brian explained his vision, otherwise I wouldn’t have had any idea what was going on. […]


My situation is fairly unique. I have been living on my own in Miami in a beautiful four bedroom townhouse that I gutted and designed and love. About 8 months ago, on a whim, I moved up to New York City leaving all y worldly possessions in Miami […]

La Boite En Bois

Pronounce it charming.  We first spotted La Boîte En Bois a few weeks ago when we were over near Lincoln Center walking back from dinner.  We took a peek in and it was packed so we took a card and made a reservation.  Tucked downstairs on West 68th […]

Tulsa Ballet at the Joyce

We stayed through two intermissions to see what the Tulsa Ballet could do and we didn’t agree on which program we liked best.  I think it was Shibuya Blues and Brad thought Glass Figures but we did agree it wasn’t really ballet as we think of it, a […]


Prior to seeing ….at the Joyce we dropped in to Intermezzo for dinner.  I liked it.  A straight forward menu I had POLLO VALDOSTANA a  prosciutto and  spinach stuffed chicken breast, I ate every bite.