To help us to always remember….
I had the pleasure of watching the Tony Award winning play Kinky Boots on Broadway and going backstage. I even met the star Billy Porter! (aka LOLA)
We love the hot weather and palm trees. What better place to enjoy both but to visit Florida in the summer!
Something that can be seen throughout the Hamptons in the Spring are flowers beautifully arranged in pots and planters. If you do not have a green thumb, but like to surround yourself with color, this is a great way to accomplish both.
One special place that we like to visit is the Walking Dunes, in Napeague, Montauk, NY. They are named this not because you are allowed to walk on them, but because the wind and natural elements change the configuration of the dunes constantly.
Paul Stover is one of the local Colorado artists. He has an amazing studio deep in the mountains in Glenwood Springs and creates custom furniture pieces in ‘old world’ wood working techniques…
High Line Park & Walkway…is like an Oasis in Manhattan!
Storm King Art Center boasts rolling hills filled with unbelievable steel and abstract art sculptures. I chaperoned on a school class trip and was inspired and felt so at peace. The kids were amazed with the scale and beauty of these art forms set into the beautiful upstate NY landscape.
Spectacular colors were seen in a vast array of unusual orchids at this special event held in the Spring. Mother Nature has certainly given us a beautiful palette to work with for our gardens & our homes!
The interest in travel to the Middle East that had earlier spawned a vast travel literature in Europe caught on in America as well. At international expositions, governments of the Near East erected pavilions in which objects and parts of buildings were shown and afterwards sold to American. The Metropolitans collection has continued to grow….
Sotheby’s was founded in London on March 11, 1744, when Samuel Baker auctioned “several hundred scarce and valuable books” from the library of Sir John Stanley for a few hundred pounds. Since then, Sotheby’s has distinguished itself as a leader in the auction world…
Once a major whaling port with two dozen whaling ships, this town is rich in history.
Located on the “other fork” of Long Island, opposite Montauk Point, this quaint town is not only beautiful in the summer, but comes alive with Holiday Magic in December too!