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February 2014

Remembering Harry

I think of my brother Harry almost every day. Along with my mother, he is my inspiration for living con brio. An …

Ropes Revisited

On September 2 during our family trip to New York City, many of us saw Orly Genger’s massive sculpture “Red, Yellow and …

Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Boston Loves Impressionism is a terrific show I saw yesterday at the sprawling art museum on Boston’s Fenway.  The Museum had invited the …

Rice Orchestra on Tour

The Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra of Rice University performed at Meyerhoff Hall in Baltimore last Saturday evening, February 15. My friend Carol …

Remembering Sylvia

Today and each Valentine’s, I think of my dear friend Sylvia Driscoll, who died on Valentine’s Day 1990. She and I were …

Happiness

One doesn’t have to be unhappy to explore and appreciate Gretchen Rubin’s remarkable book, The Happiness Project. Even a happy person like me …

Coral Gables

My son David and his family live in the beautiful city of Coral Gables, Florida, which I am enjoying exploring during frequent …

Chicago Legal Thriller

Elizabeth Cain Diskin’s novel, The Green Line, is a gripping, absorbing thriller that takes readers from lofty law offices in downtown Chicago …

Palm Beach Adventures

Palm Beach is just twenty minutes from our home in Boynton Beach, Florida. Last week I visited three special places there: the Flagler …