LIGHTS EXTRAVAGANZA

Crowds fill the streets in front of retailer windows in New York City as the stores vie for viewers of their Christmas displays. Macy’s started the tradition in 1883 when it debuted an animated shop window. This was followed by stores in other states across the...
MUSIC ABOVE THE HUDSON RIVER

MUSIC ABOVE THE HUDSON RIVER

Not far from the Verazzano Bridge, I went to a school in the Fort Hamilton area in Brooklyn, New York, a school of the same name, ‘Fort Hamilton’, overlooking the Hudson River. Looking back, I didn’t appreciate the privilege to be at such a beautiful...

NEW YORK’S WRECKING BALL

Looks like one of New York City’s top museums, The Frick, could become another mammoth site. One of my favorites, is going bye, bye. Not that they are destroying the existing, but rather stretching its wings. This expansion will eliminate the prized garden on East...

LISBON FOR THE DAY

Lisbon, the capital and largest city of Portugal is one of the oldest cities in the world, according to Wikipedia. We saved running around the city until our last day. Mistake. Who could have predicted that my stomach would bubble and gurgle? There are pills for that...

QUEST TO FIND YOUR OWN WAY

I thought passion pushed the artist. A gargantuan gut tumult right in the center of your body and words whirling in your head. “I must paint, I must write, I must sing. The drive is all consuming. In last Sunday’s April 22, Connecticut Post, was the...

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