Category Archives: Soul

Tales from the road: Sorrento where the sky grieves with us

We arrive at Hotel Regina, a jewel box by the sea in Sorrento, where a two day day storm of infinite beauty and fury commences. Andy’s cold also begins its furious, dripping journey. We are holed up in our glass encased … Continue reading

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Tales from the road: Milan style, shopping and EXPO

   Above: Sacred and profane side by side in Milano Milan is the perfect place to imprint all the experiences of our journey through northern Italy. We arrive by train to a bustling, stylish metropolis full of contradictions. After settling in … Continue reading

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Newspapers may be dying but long live the New York Times

This Sunday’s New York Times reminds me anew of all the reasons I love my Sunday morning newspaper. There were so many articles this week that captured my imagination, my emotions and my heart. Lately, I’ve been quickly skimming the … Continue reading

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Why I love L.A.

Randy Newman and I have something in common. We love Los Angeles. Actually, I love “my” L.A. Just spent a long weekend visiting old friends and favorite haunts. The city never disappoints. Arriving Saturday afternoon, I rented my car and … Continue reading

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Oh, ye of little faith…my spring wildflower lust has been satisfied!

Saturday, we took our third outing in pursuit of spring wildflowers and Eureka! we found them.  I confess we spend very little time in the East Bay but the reviews on Sunol Regional Wilderness were consistent. There were great wildflowers … Continue reading

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Sunol wildflower hike this weekend. Maybe the 3rd time is the charm.

After two weeks of spectacular scenery on my hikes but a paucity of wildflowers, I’m giving it one more April try. Have done my due diligence on google and it looks like the Sunol Wilderness Area in the East Bay … Continue reading

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SFGirlbyBay: Field trip to an eclectic design blog

Today’s field trip is to sfgirlbybay, a San Francisco-based blog that celebrates “bohemian modern style.” It’s always fun to visit as there’s fashion, furnishings,  art, craft, flea markets, guest blogs and more all curated by Victoria Smith. She’s worked for … Continue reading

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