Category Archives: Travel

Pond

We left home, hearts heavy with news of the latest tragedy in Nice, and the horrible political skirmish in our own country, and slipped away for a weekend to the Weekapaug Inn in Westerly, Rhode Island. The inn is  located on Quonochontaug Pond, a salt … Continue reading

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The Ranch at Rock Creek

It is the tail end of the season here on the ranch in western Montana. The aspens are lighting up the prairie with a golden glow. The nights are cold, daylight is diminishing daily, but the sun burns intensely during the … Continue reading

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Rhode Island at Summer’s End

I grew up on Long Island Sound, a body of water sheltered from the Atlantic Ocean by the peninsula of Long Island, and associate summer with salty breezes, sailboats and long luxurious days in the sunshine. Even though my life is vastly … Continue reading

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Time to Float

With the completion of a year-long building project, and our first anniversary since simultaneous heart surgery for JJ, and the loss of my dear Mom, we luxuriated for a couple days in Salisbury, Connecticut at the White Hart Inn. The Inn, established in … Continue reading

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The Getty Garden

The Getty Center is built like a modern day fortress in the Brentwood hills overlooking Los Angeles. It promises a day of adventure, far from the bumper to bumper city streets and highways that are LA.  Its imaginative and vast … Continue reading

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Good Men

For a few luxurious days, we’ve run away and are hiding in a bungalow on the shores of Martha’s Vineyard, an island seven miles off the coast of Cape Cod. The population swells in the summer months, lured by beautiful … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Slippery Dress

In April, Jim and I stayed in a small community on the Gulf coast where golf carts outnumbered automobiles. Families piled their groceries into the back, along with barefoot children, Grandma, and the family pet. It was one of the … Continue reading

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Artists On Main Street

One of my favorite nights in the whole year comes in May when shops and restaurants around our town stay open late for a kick off event to honor a month long tribute to a local artist of their choice, … Continue reading

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Flying to Anguilla

Petrels and pelicans scoured the bay off our hotel, as we gratefully submerged ourselves into the brilliant turquoise water. Bracing against a strong wind and swimming against the current kept us in a holding pattern along the shore line. Needlefish, … Continue reading

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One more tidbit from Anguilla….

(pulled from my January 2011 archive, still fabulous this trip) Our favorite place to eat on Anguilla is Straw Hat. It sits smack dab on a spectacular beach framed at both ends by towering cliffs. The restaurant is casual, friendly, … Continue reading

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