“ “Maybe Christmas,” he thought, “Doesn’t come from a store….maybe Christmas …perhaps means a little bit more!” ~ The Grinch Who Stole Christmas Dyker Heights Two years ago, I gave a shout out to Dyker Heights on this blog, and it is only fitting I give it some more recognition because it is the epitome of Christmas Cheer. I visited Dyker Heights ….
“There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why.” ~ William Barclay Mister A’s After Sarah and I got glammed up and snapped a few hundred pics, we hopped in an Uber to take us to Mister A’s, which as we found out as our trip went on, ….
“The San Diego region in many ways is defined by our relationship with the ocean. It’s our front yard and a beautiful playground for families and visitors. It should be clean, safe, and inviting.” ~ Scott Peters But First… Once we got ourselves together the first and most important stop was coffee. Alas, while Mack had been amazing about Googling ….
“For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci Train Travel Some how I always end up traveling at the most ludicrous of hours. It is like a compulsion, let’s see how Katie can torture herself with ….
“If I could have lived as an actress in any period, it would have been the 1920s – I would have loved to have been part of that speakeasy era.” ~ Lauren Bacall The Upper East Side Guys the Upper East Side is getting hip. Okay it has always been hip. Despite its’ “stuck up,” old money, and Gossip Girl ….
Charleston is one of the best built, handsomest, and most agreeable cities that I have ever seen. Marquis de Lafayette Early morning Flights I love to torture myself. I own that and I owe up to the fact it was completely my own doing why I had to wake up at 3:00 AM, so I could leave my apartment no ….
“The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow City Heights I have been to the top of the Empire Building four times, now. All at night and while the darkness hides some of the height and the buildings twinkle ….
“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” ~ Pablo Picasso The Met One of the draws of New York City is that their are literally a gazillion museums exhibiting a wide range of art. Every time I think of leaving, I am always drawn back because of the abundance of culture the Concrete ….
“Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people get together to eat.” ~ Guy Fieri Friday Favorites While I still consider myself a newbie to Friday favorites I could not resist putting a twist on it and doing ….
“My favorite place to vacation is anyplace by the ocean.” ~ Nina Arianda Blue Hill My friend had an appointment early Saturday morning that she couldn’t change in Blue Hill. It isn’t on MDI, but is still a coastal town. While she went off to her appointment I went exploring. There was a race going on and I stopped to ….