I’ve always loved ballet but have never taken a class. I thought I was too short. The only dance class I’ve taken was modern dance in college. Lately, I’ve been thinking about signing up for classes. So what if I’m only 5.2″? I have several friends who are taking adult ballet classes and they rave … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – Garance Doré Studio at the NYC Ballet
And what a view it is. One of my friends just returned to Rome from visiting the States and she kindly picked up a copy of VERANDA magazine for me. It’s not an easy magazine to find in Rome (in Milan, yes). Brooke Giannetti’s Velvet & Linen blog is fantastic. She has a very large … Continue reading A Tub and Shower With a View
Borghetto Flaminio is not as well known as the famous Porto Portese market. The latter has more furniture but Flaminio is the market to check out for authentic vintage/used designer clothes and interesting tableware. As with any flea market there could be some fakes, but this market has a good reputation. Many of the vendors … Continue reading Life in Rome – The Flaminio Flea Market
The one-two punch of the SONY hack from a few weeks ago and the terrorist attack in Paris on Wednesday, is a clear reminder that the right to express oneself is very important in a modern society. This is a bigger issue than a comedy or a cartoon. Without freedom of expression, democracy cannot exist. … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – Freedom of Expression
One of my friends asked me what my word is for 2015. Another asked about my resolutions. I’ve given both a great deal of thought. What I really need to do in 2015 is stop being a control freak. I’m driving myself (and my friends) crazy. While it’s a good thing (especially in a detail … Continue reading Hello 2015!