Apple Picking

Apple Picking I am a novice fruit picker.  I haven’t lived in places where it was so accessible or prolific. Fall is my favorite season and the first order of business when it starts to resemble autumn is apples.  Actually, it is candy corn but apples closely follow.   For logistical reasons, we chose Sherwood […]

Adam Katz: Gatherings

It was my first Alex Katz exhibit, also my first trip to the Guggenheim, and a perfect introduction to both.  The exhibit, “Alex Katz: Gatherings” was a retrospective which the Guggenheim curated perfectly, and the spiral path worked so well, as Frank Lloyd Wright intended. I feel so grateful to have caught it in its […]

Album Review: A Charlie Brown Christmas

A Charlie Brown Christmas – Vince Guaraldi Trio By guest Contributor @whatisroyzzzspinning Great Christmas music, no matter what the style, conjures a sense of nostalgia. The best can be listened to on repeat and be the centerpiece of any Christmas playlist. Vince Guaraldi and his trio put together a brilliant set of relaxed jazz to […]

Best Holiday Chocolates

I come from a long line of chocolate aficionados. I am proud of this aspect of my DNA. We have always maintained at the very least, you should have a box of See’s nuts and chews for yourself and to share with guests this time of year. I wouldn’t say that See’s is the gold […]