Part 2: Spring in Manhattan

The second half of our day took us to the southern part of Manhattan. My mom had wanted to check out the Oculus, the new transport station that was part of the World Trade Center network. The building is out of science fiction – weirdly shaped and white. Inside, there are several floors with high […]

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NYC Fall 2016: Part 1

Now, I’m going to spend some time talking about our amazing adventures in NYC earlier this Fall. Museums! Food! Star Trek! We arrived in Friday evening. We stayed in a lovely boutique hotel near Union Square. That meant we had about an hour to get to the Strand before it closed for the evening! There […]

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Part 6: France and England

Now I’m going to talk about the Victorian and Albert Museum. It’s a museum that I’ve gone to occasionally over the years but didn’t make it a point to go. It’s a big of a strange museum with an eclectic collection. But it does have a wonderful collection of non-Western art and some fascinating exhibitions […]

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Macy’s Flower Show 2014

Yesterday, I went to the Macy’s Flower show at the Macy’s Flagship in the Loop. Macy’s Flower Show is a wonderful transformation of a NY tradition. I was introduced to the Macy’s Flower show in NY several years ago. It had these amazing windows with entire forests of flowers. There were exquisite dresses made from […]

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