Ciao Bloggisti, How’s the summer treating you so far? As I wrote in my previous post, I’m trying to improve my attitude and to be more social. My friend Courtney and I had plans to meet for aperitivi on Saturday. Instead of dealing with crowds in the Historic Center on a hot Saturday evening, I … Continue reading Life in Rome – Aperitivi at the Beach
I was feeling the ’70s vibe during New York Fashion Week. I’m curious to what London, Paris, and Milan will bring to the runway. While there were some truly horrific get-ups in the ’70s, it’s one of my favorite fashion decades. Some of the silhouettes were so chic, sexy, and timeless. A few years ago … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – Frame Denim – NYFW f/w 2015
I was in the San Lorenzo neighborhood the other day and had to stop by SAID to pick up some chocolate. I’m more of a Swedish Fish, Jelly Bellys, and Gummy Bears type person but I do appreciate delicious chocolate, especially when it’s so pretty. Buon weekend and Happy Valentine’s Day. Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – Chocolate from SAID dal 1923
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
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!
For me the day after Thanksgiving has nothing to do with shopping. It means I can start playing Christmas carols. This probably comes as a shock to people who don’t know me well, as I appear to be a person who loves to shop. It’s even part of my job. However, the whole Black Friday … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – All of the Lights – Campo de’ Fiori