Culture: Some Things Are Good To Know

Old news, or made up news are daunting on any given day and more so on a Sunday. But a read about trivia may actually expand your horizons and aid in wonderful ‘over drinks’ conversation. {featured image source} What’s got you intrigued? Advertisements

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Culture: Let’s Talk Entertainment

There is much buzz about shows, films and simple entertainment news, which sometimes is a fun topic to discuss and exchange opinions about – and so here is mine – about… In Comedy Tune In Period Series For This Fall Upcoming Movies from Books have you read the books?   What are you looking forward to? […]

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Food: Apricots and Chamomile Panna Cotta

Two separate recipes I found here, reminding me of my childhood indeed. The sad thing is I hardly remember much of my past, until I see something online and BAM! It all comes back, like how to preserve apricots and chamomile Panna Cotta with cherries –  that’s all I’m saying. Do you watch the Hallmark […]

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Summer Swimsuits and Sunscreens and Oh That Hat

Summer is in full swing – and I am planning a getaway for a few days, to celebrate, or better yet to reflect upon a few upcoming challenges, and how to best proceed. I do this a lot, where I need a week or so to simply disconnect from the day to day and regroup […]

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Decor: Office Envy

Not sure if anyone remembers, but back in January the management decided it was time to relocate our San Francisco office from SOMA down to Market street in an effort to ditch the high cost of office space rental in the city. SOMA is an up and coming and high in demand neighborhood for techy […]

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Let’s Ease Into The Week, Shall We?

I have visions of just gliding into this week. Especially after the crazy hectic few weeks that seems to have become the norm in most everyone’s life. I am not saying that I have nothing to do, or that deadlines and such are not around the corner. I am just thinking a slower start is […]

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Travel: Paris in Mind But Not the Usual Places

When I was ten I learned that my cousin, who was much older than me, had gone to Paris to study at Le Cordon Bleu. I had no idea what that meant, until years later, upon his return, I tasted the fancy meals he prepared for family gatherings and special occasions where he was hired […]

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Decor: Traditional Homes You Can Rent In U.K.

Normally when I am in England, I spend a week or so near Norfolk – to visit family and I love it when we drive to Cornwall, or Cotswold for a few days in between my stay.  While there, I often joke about buying a house, although deep down I truly wish that I could […]

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Decor: A Creative Approach To The Norm

Throughout England, I had become accustomed to see the brick homes perched along the blocks or even the countryside, with a simple twist to the old architecture – such as adding a solarium or perhaps even a pop of color for the shutters and the front door. Not much more than that – unless of […]

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In Need of Motivation

I don’t think it is realized just how important a little sunshine every day is until summer in San Francisco, waking up every morning to a dense fog and temperatures in the mid to high 50’s at most. I know to some folks that’s not cold, but it is in the bay area standards. So, […]

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