Grand Central Terminal:Happy Birthday!

Today is Grand Central Terminal’s 100th Birthday. It was almost torn down in the 70′s when a group of New Yorkers stopped it. Jackie K. Onassis and Congressman Ed Koch were among them. New Yorkers today are very happy they succeeded in keeping the landmark building. We visited this summer. Here are a few shots, [...]

Historic Site

  On my way up the Hudson River to New Paltz , I discovered the Walkway Over the Hudson, a national historic site. It was awesome to be on the walking bridge, VERY far above the water.   Don’t forget the Farmer’s Market Related Post

to my Valentine

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough…. love you so much…this is for you, xo

Delicious German Meal

My friend Nancy and I have been talking about gathering our German friends together for a traditional meal, and this week it finally took place!  Some guests were from Germany originally; some of us just have a German heritage. We did meet 2 young German women that are here interning; one at Mercedes Benz and [...]

Munich.1

I was so fortunate to find Depot in Munich and to have it filled with Christmas decorations.  I loved it and have to show you some of it’s unique items. Advent seems to be a big celebration in Germany, so there was much on display using the 24 days up to Christmas. I love this [...]

Antiquing in Woodbury, CT

If you find yourself in Connecticut soon, make sure you visit Mill House Antiques on Rt. 6 in Woodbury. What a gorgeous spot with tons of fine antiques (not the Thrift Stores I usually frequent)! the grounds are gorgeous… and the antiques are plentiful… So  if you are looking for 18th and 19th century furniture, [...]

Autumn in Germany

I think I got my love of travel from my beautiful mother. This photo was taken of her visiting Germany in the 70′s, but she was born there in 1921. I had the privilege of visiting this beautiful country last month. I am still organizing my (over 2,000) photos. I wanted to let you know [...]

The New General Store

What a great way to spend the Saturday after Thanksgiving…I drove to Long Island to the Holiday Event @ The New General Store.  After all, I was done with cooking, eating, and the clean-up…said good-bye to the kids and grand kids…and I had read about this event on {frolic} and it sounded wonderful.  So Martha [...]

Summer Antiques

When on Cape Cod, I just have to stop by some of the stores that I pass by…especially on Rt. 6a!  This is what I found this time… I found these prints by Richard Averill Smith. He was a photographer in the early 1900′s. I loved the interiors, so brought them home and hung them [...]

Kitchen Tables.3 Julia Child

One of my favorite places in the home is the kitchen and I am sure most of you feel the same way. “The kitchen is the heart of the home.” Does anyone know where that phrase came from?  It is so true.  We cook, eat, visit, do homework, read the paper, use our laptops, watch [...]

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