Last Tuesday I had lunch in Capetown, dinner in Johannesberg, breakfast the next morning in London, and a slice on Sixth Avenue eight air-hours later, before strolling into my New York office just in time to watch the United States Senate acquit the President of the United States. Please read on, dear friends. This is
‘Tis the season of whine. It’s too hot. The subway is a sauna. The streets are melting. I wish I were at the beach. I wish we were in the country. Our air conditioning barely cools. I’ll take hostages before I use my oven again. We spend all winter awaiting the dog days and then
Dear Fred…Geri has been in Capetown for 3 of the past 5 weekends and when we are together in Chicago now, we are five (Emilia and two attention hound schnauzers). Upon Geri’s latest return from S. Africa she had one day back and then left immediately for a 3-day conference – the one you always
This weekend Christians will celebrate the resurrection of Christ and Jews will commemorate their freedom from slavery. Busy weekend, especially after we all watched aghast as Notre Dame burned. Why was this cataclysmic event so unifying? What happened Tuesday night that we could not avert our eyes? Maybe in those glowing embers we saw up-close
We are living through hard times. I suppose that is where art often begins. In my painting I want to express something positive, artistically serious, but perhaps a little whimsical? Sharing that with others is a privilege I aspire to in the hope that people will see a little part of the ordinary world differently.
Food for Marriage visits with women who are taking charge and making a difference: in their lives and the lives of others. Dr. Geri Donenberg is a professor in Chicago, Illinois. She has devoted her career to educating underserved young women at risk to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS in communities around the world. This
Answer? The one where you walk by the window and are drawn inexorably in as if by some strange cyclonic force. For me – hardly a shopper at heart – that means Fishs Eddy, the dishes, plates, mugs vintage everything-ware emporium at Broadway and 19th Street, steps from Union Square. In a world drowning in