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New Year, New Attitude

Mommy, why is my panini taking so long? My youngest is 18, but when Julia gets hungry, an uncomfortable, alien feeling for her, she reverts to her grumpy four- year-old self. Julia, it always takes this long, comforts her older, wiser sister Kate. The three of us (son Thomas is stuck in NYC working) are…

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Two Quirky Shops on the Upper East Side – Creel & Gow, Hayward House

If you’re wandering through Manhattan’s tony Upper East Side on the lookout for something eye-catching, unusual and very much one-of-a-kind then amble over to East 70th street between Park and Lexington avenues. There, on  a quiet, tree-lined residential street sits a charming boutique in what was once the stables to prominent architect Grosvenor Atterbury’s townhouse.…

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Ciao for now

Hi there, I’m off exploring the wilds of the Hamptons, Mallorca and Los Angeles. Yes, in that order. Don’t ask. But rest assured I will be seeking out interesting,  unusual spots on my geographically-challenged travels – all to report back to you next month. And until then,   Happy Happy     July 2016