December 25, 2015, No comments

The Advent Calendar is among the many gifts of the Christmas season.  Counting down the days between the beginning of Advent to Christmas, the calendar is a special way for […]


At Last! Spring is Here!

April 18, 2015, No comments

My friend Janet says, “It’s nice to live in a place with four seasons.” New York might be such a place—but the seasons aren’t necessarily th ...


Ode to Autumn

November 5, 2013, No comments

The are some people who love the autumn season, finding it the most beautiful time of year–I’m not one of them.  While I can be swept awa ...


Don’t Forget to Stop & Smell the Roses

March 28, 2012, No comments

During certain times in my life, I have been fortunate to have access to backyard gardens for personal “floral therapy.” But, living in bustlin ...

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    Why Elope to New York?
    July 22, 2011, No comments

    I never realized how many couples choose to elope to New York City! They come from everywhere–Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia, not to mention the American states. I have […]