For the second year in a row, my sister Molly organized a festive night out to attend the Oregon Symphony's Gospel Christmas concert which is a fabulous arm waving, hand clapping night of Hallelujahs, fun for believer and non-believer alike! This year my friend Danni came with me. We drove downtown to meet the rest … Continue reading The Gospel Christmas Concert Yule Log
We have returned from the honeymoon and I will write a few blogs with pictures to tell you all about it. Consider it a slide show of a trip you didn't go on delivered right to your home, that way you don't have to come all the way to my house for some fondue and … Continue reading Air Travel and Air Shopping
One of my most favorite places in NYC is now Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle Hotel. My mom loved the Madeline books "In an old house in Paris, that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines, the smallest one was Madeline." Or something like that. Mom bought my daughter, Annie, … Continue reading People and Places NYC
I left off yesterday with lunch at the No Paparazzi Coffee Shop. Today we move on to the Arts and Culture part of Maggie and Lisa's NYC Adventure. Following lunch on Friday, we went to view the Frick Collection. The Frick is a really lovely museum, the art work, the architecture, the furnishings, all beautiful. … Continue reading Adventures in NYC Arts and Culture
When I was a hot, happening teen in the late 70s and early 80s, I had plants in my room. Oh yeah baby, I had plants. I had an African violet, a Christmas cactus, spider plants -- those super cool plants that would grow more spider plants and hung from sweet jute macrame plant hangers. … Continue reading House Plants
This morning I took Annie to her first ever job on a movie set. I don't know who was more excited Annie or me! She is an extra in a movie called The A-List which is filming at her high school. She plays a "High Schooler". She had to bring her High Schooler clothes, electronics … Continue reading An Extra is Born!