Recently, at a dinner in Manhattan, our friend Robert asked us what our favorite Thanksgiving memories were. My husband, Tom, was quick to reply, all choked up, that it was his favorite holiday, a time in his youth when his parents would welcome strangers at their family table. People who had no one or visitors … More Musings of a Thanksgiving Late Bloomer
I posted this a month ago: “I consider myself adventurous and adaptable. I lived in South Korea, Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia. I studied Korean, Arabic, trekked through Nepal and Botswana, slept in a yurt in Mongolia with big spiders, took showers with a bucket in India but never would I have expected the hardest … More The Super Bowl, finally!
Paris, 1999. My husband and I are having dinner at Spoon, one of Alain Ducasse’s restaurants near the Champs Elysees. Tom has a big announcement to make and is clearly excited. Tom: I got a job offer, you’ll never guess where! Me: …(I never did so fast forward…) Tom: Seoul, Korea! Me: …? Seoul, 2000. … More Food…glorious food. An expat’s musings.
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
The Metropolitan Museum of New York, aka “The Met” is one of the most visited art museum in the world. In 2016, 6.7 million people from 190 countries visited the museum. It houses more than 2 million pieces of art. But did you know? You can travel the world in one day, without leaving New … More Did you know? The Met.