Category Archives: New York City

Mother’s Day in silver and white

Yesterday I bought this lacy, crocheted top at Anna Bella. Of course, I tried it on and loved it so much I wore it right away. (My new white skinnie jeans are in the Le Chateau bag; finally found a … Continue reading

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Wrap dress styled for summer and winter

One of the things I love about NYC–well, actually any city–is shopping. There’s always something to find that I haven’t seen where I live, like this cute wrap dress from Bebenoir in Harlem. This photo was taken a few blocks … Continue reading

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NYC and all that Jazzzz

I’m still flying high from my New York City adventure this summer. Just walking by the Apollo in Harlem was exciting, knowing the history of this place. The legendary Ella Fitzgerald–my favourite jazz singer (one of her great songs At … Continue reading

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NYC 9/11 Memorial

Today I dedicate this post in memory of those who died, and the family and friends of all who suffered this incredible loss. After walking across the Brooklyn Bridge this summer, we walked to the Freedom Tower and the 9/11 … Continue reading

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The Metropolital Art Museum in NYC

Art enriches our lives. The imagination and artistic expression of human beings fascinates me. This really sets us apart from animals, although being sentient beings, they do not possess the ability to design or create (other than functional dwelling places, … Continue reading

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Strolling through the park one day …

I spent the first two weeks of August in NYC and enjoyed Central Park and several other parks; pure pleasure!! There’s something that refreshes the soul just strolling through a park. Time to breathe. There’s always a bench along the … Continue reading

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The Brooklyn Flea Market

I’m in Connecticut now but I haven’t finished my NYC posts so more about Connecticut later. On our way to the Brooklyn Flea market, Jean and I  stopped for a photo at the same spot as last year. There’s always interesting … Continue reading

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Life is a Stage

The sidewalk is our runway and the world is our photo studio. The Empire State Building is a magnificent backdrop. Macy’s old wooden escalator takes me back in time. The High Line is a fantastic elevated linear park along an … Continue reading

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The Seed NYC

When Jean told me about this vegan event that would take place in NYC while we are here on vacation, I was elated! It was fun having my picture taken on the red carpet in my new palazzo pants that … Continue reading

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Summer in the City

Summer in New York City! On our way to get our pedicures, Jean and I had to take a detour because the police blocked two blocks of the street; turned out to be a bomb scare but it was a … Continue reading

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