India: Elegant archways lead us back in time

December 8, 2013
One of the most beautiful features of historical India is the archway and we saw it in many different renditions, all of them graceful and romantic. and...

Moving sculpture on a Santa Fe street

November 4, 2013
Not even a block from our hotel in Santa Fe last month was this riveting kinetic sculpture: I couldn't move away from it. Every time we passed by, I had to stop and...

Wear your plumage proudly + soar!

November 1, 2013
This is the season for taking risks. For new beginnings. Actually, every season's appropriate for spreading our wings and flying. Feathers are there--you look...

Family pictures: “if only we knew what was ahead̷...

October 29, 2013
Do you ever look at old family pictures and wonder at the innocence they portray? How we knew nothing of the life that was to unfold? How each decision we made took us...

♥ me some contemporary Native American art

October 19, 2013
Contemporary art is my favorite. So when I find a museum that's got great art and a unique, authentic spin, I'm all over it. Such was the case this month at the Museum...

In pursuit of magic

August 12, 2013
 "Quick!" girlfriend said, as we strolled down a busy Manhattan street. "You need a photo of that!" She pointed out graffiti that read: In pursuit of magic. It's sort...

Sidewalk art or graffiti?

August 8, 2013
I was trying to explain British artist Banksy's street art to my husband the other day. "Ok, so you're saying that he does graffiti? That his ruining of public...

Old photos give us a peek back in time

August 6, 2013
It's hard to believe that the beginning of the 20th century was more than 100 years ago.It doesn't seem like it could be that long ago.  Time passes so quickly, doesn't...

Punk: Chaos to Couture

July 3, 2013
There are few things I like better than a good historical costume exhibition. Saw a great fashion exhibit in London. It reminded me of something I saw in NYC in May...

London Dispatch: More treasures from the V&A

June 10, 2013
The sign said this is a portable harpsichord. My husband narrowed his eyes. "Portable has a different meaning when you have 250 servants," he observed.  True, dat. As...

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