Mindfulness

National Garden Scheme = It’s Spring

If we lived in England, we would be attending functions that  celebrate the new years’ first signs of Springtime. In fact, right now? The Snowdrops would have actually nearly finished their blooming season. The National Garden Scheme is England and Wales way to not only see, enjoy, and learn from other people’s private yards (gardens), …

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Bacon Lovers: Year of the Pig

No. Not an excuse to eat more bacon. Sorry. Happy New Year, Chinese, that is.  I celebrated it recently at Bellagio Conservatory in Vegas.  Ah, the things I learned from this amazing botanical display…. I hadn’t been aware of the 2018 opening of the worlds longest bridge-tunnel structure, The Macan Bridge. It is 34 miles …

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Making a Real Difference: High Line Story

Deepen Your Experience.  That’s what the sign says the app will do for you.  Well, here’s a great experience I’ve had that has in fact, Deepened MY Experience on the planet.  Here’s the story folks: Watching an episode of Growing a Greener World this Autumn, I learned of an elevated rail line, built in 1929. …

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Good Reads: as in author David McCullough

Were you lucky enough to see the 7-part series “John Adams”? Man, that was stellar, huh? The screenplay was derived from the book by the same title by historian David McCullough.  And if you saw or read John Adams, perhaps you are familiar with other works by McCullough: My 2019 reading goal is to complete …

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Bergdorf Goodman Windows

I don’t shop there, but their Holiday Windows never disappoint.  Well, there were those years when it was a constant knock to Charles, Camilla, and  William/Harry. But this year, they nailed it. Bright and gawdy sells. And wow, was this one bright.  What kid wouldn’t devour these goodies? Both above and below? Then there is …

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