The Visit

She takes the hour's drive down to Long Beach Island, the kids in tow, under a sky dark with storm clouds and rain. Kate’s twelve-year old son Daniel, sitting in the front seat, for the first time. That grown-up inner-voice of hers playing by the rules denied him the privilege of sitting in the front... Continue Reading →

Isaiah Zagar’s mosaic garden

Last night D and I watched "In a Dream" the documentary of Isaiah Zagar, his life and work as a mosaic artist and his relationship with his wife Julia. It was a beautifully filmed documentary by their son Jeremiah Zagar, which portrayed the forty-year love story of his parents, as well as his father's obsession... Continue Reading →

Tapas & Wine Party

Next Tuesday, I'm planning a little wine and tapas party for a few of my friends. I wanted to share what's on the menu: Wine I'm hoping to have a nice Spanish, Argentinian, and Chilean wine. Maybe a summer white. These are my hopeful picks: Reds Marqués de Riscal (Spain) Sangre de Toro (Spain) 2006... Continue Reading →

From Spain to Morocco…

So...my little dream may come true after all. The one I've had since 1991. D and I have been tossing around the idea of going to Morocco next summer. I'll fly to Madrid with my kids to stay with my in-laws for a few weeks. D will fly over at a later date and together,... Continue Reading →

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