“I hate Sargent, I hate Sargent, I hate Sargent…” Startled, I turned around and discreetly observed the old man pacing Gallery 771. Of average height, wearing a long overcoat with large lapels that had seen better days, the disheveled white-haired man was walking back and forth, head low and shoulders slumped. He only stopped in … More On John S. Sargent’s Footsteps
What kind of Monday do you usually have? A grumpy Monday or a “let’s get going” one? Either way, Monday is a great way to set the mood and intentions for the week ahead. It’s a good day to embrace a positive attitude, set new goals or reflect on issues at hand. I like to … More New Monday, New Week, New Goals
I met Janko at a dinner party in Manhattan and discovered he was a man of many talents and hobbies: journalist, photographer, writer, translator, sailor…and the author of “Point of View New York City”. I bought a few copies and was impressed by the unique concept of this book, so I asked Janko to sit … More A conversation with Photographer and Writer Janko Puls.
A few weeks ago, my husband and I were walking back from Chelsea Market towards the subway station on 23rd street, when we passed this ordinary-looking building: There was nothing particular about the building itself, but then I looked up and saw the sign Historic Guesthouse. My curiosity was immediately piqued. We walked in and … More Hidden Gems in New York (part 1): The Leo House
It all started after I watched the movie Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by Clint Eastwood. I decided I had to visit mysterious Savannah, with it’s old-fashioned charm, beautiful architecture, southern drawl and corn bread. So, last year, as we were road tripping from L.A. to N.Y., we stopped in Savannah. But … More Ode to Savannah