Decor: Floating House Tour

I live near the water in San Francisco, but have always wondered what it’s like to live on the water. I think this interest was sparked by the film Sleepless in Seattle, where Tom Hanks’s character lived in a boathouse on the water with his son. Since then I’ve always imagined, if not a lifetime, […]

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Travel: Destination Wedding

The idea of a prince marrying an American girl was something the Hallmark channel mastered  – telling a story that could only be a fairytale. I mean, in real life, there was Grace Kelly who married Prince Rainier III of Monaco in the late 50’s. But we were all too young to remember that one and […]

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Culture: Topics of Discussion Over Cocktails and Sushi

Have you ever considered a sushi night get-together? I mean catering sushi for a cocktail party hosted by, well…you? Something like – you provide the sushi and the guests provide the cocktails. And I do mean provide the cocktails (recipe index card included) for that amazing bar-keeper to create the masterpiece drink of choice. And […]

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The Beauty of Mother and Child

In museums I always find myself stopping and staring at portraits and paintings of mother and child – to help remind me of how amazing life really is – past all the negative. A mother has a way of putting their family at peace and sometimes the world at ease. Thank you to all the […]

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The Thing About Mothers and Daughters

The older I get, the more I understand where my mother is coming from – when doing and saying the things that she did and does. Although I raise my eyebrow on occasion, okay, okay, on more than one occasion, I realize after a heated discussion or a disagreement that she is mostly or absolutely […]

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Culture: Our Fiction Addiction

While lunching with a friend the other day, I asked how she spent her spare time now that her kids are off to college, and she told me – she watched Real Housewives or other shows revolving around ‘pretend reality’. Naturally I nodded, and didn’t think much of it until later that day, when I […]

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Books To Read and Films To See – Spring 2018

Two of my favorite pastime – reading a novel and watching movies – American made and international. So I figured I’d share with you what is trending around me right now: Have you read or seen a film you want to share?

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Lifestyle: No Carb, No Sugar Plan

April fools day, I began a lifestyle change – in terms of eating better. Meaning, I don’t want to diet, or order a meal plan to follow. I simply decided to cut out carbs and sugar as much as possible from my daily meals. I have to tell you, it is day 9 and I […]

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