Tag Archives: New York

My Family Went to Puerto Rico and…

Some of our family moved to Puerto Rico last year. They are loving the Puerto Rican island lifestyle -and they are not at all missing the Long Island lifestyle!! Part of us had hoped they would miss it. But we … Continue reading

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It’s Finally Spring and I Am Craving Rose

Wow – it was a rough fall and winter here in New York and especially on Long Island. The warmer, milder weather has been a long time coming. But this weekend, so far, has finally brought a break. I think … Continue reading

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New York Wine Expo

It wasn’t all that long ago that I was a wine tasting virgin. That’s right -I said wine tasting, not wine drinking. Wine drinking is something I’ve been doing for a long time. It all started with a little Boone’s … Continue reading

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Arturo’s Pizzeria – a Real Slice of New York!

It was a warm summer Saturday night and we decided to take a ride on the bike. We headed into Manhattan and Greenwich Village. We had some pizza in mind. Arturo’s on W. Houston Street is a true slice of … Continue reading

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Macy’s Flower Show Rocks Brazil

I love the Macy’s Flower Show. It always comes at a time when I need some inspiring. Winter is winding it’s way down and Spring is officially here but is still feeling a little shy. The displays are awe inspiring. … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene and Wolffer Rose

The hurricane was expected to arrive sometime late Saturday night. I was frantically trying to stock up on non perishables and D batteries. I was a day too late. I don’t believe there was a D battery anywhere on Long … Continue reading

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Kellari Taverna and Samba

Yesterday I went into NYC to meet my daughter’s new puppy, Samba and to take Emily and Jordan to lunch. This is Emily and Samba hard at work at the office. They were more than ready to take a break … Continue reading

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Maryland Crabs and a Great Chardonnay!

If you have never had Maryland blue claw crabs then you are missing out on one of life’s great food experiences. We first had the opportunity to eat these spicy crabs at my sister’s house in Northern Virginia. It was … Continue reading

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The Big Birthday Bash and William Cole Cabernet

So everybody knows that the birthday person gets to pick what they want for dinner. James chose a dish that I had never made. He chose beef stroganoff, a dish that reminded him of home and a favorite meal that … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting at Elizabeth Spencer

My daughter Rachel has been living in Napa for the past year and a half working at Redd in Yountville as an assistant pastry chef. She is winding up her time in California and next week will be working her … Continue reading

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