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Belasco, the Bishop of Broadway

The Belasco Theater, 111 West 44th Street, is to my mind, the most beautiful theater in NYC  It was built in 1907; originally named the Stuyvesant  and renamed after Belasco in 1910. David Belasco, known as ‘the Bishop of Broadway,’ … Continue reading

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Multitasking

    Although running away to the circus doesn’t figure in my plans, when I saw a listing for a juggling class in the NY Times, I signed –and part of my family –up. That’s how my daughter, granddaughter and … Continue reading

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Oh Canada!

Vancouver, BC, is surrounded by mountains and water.  My impression of the city is that when people who live there aren’t out biking or skateboarding they’re involved with food. Makes sense as Vancouverites (?) have easy access to very fresh … Continue reading

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Blue, Gray and Multi

  Iceland’s Blue Lagoon Blue Is the color of the water in Iceland’s Blue Lagoon—baby blue, due to the silicone and algae in it. The Blue Lagoon is a huge attraction, both for Icelanders, (who jump into water, both cold … Continue reading

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Tight Little Island

No, not Britain. Iceland, a country with a total population of 318,000 people, two-thirds of whom live here in Reykjavik. The whole country is roughly the size of Kentucky. The people have tremendous self-esteem which must be part of the … Continue reading

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Peony

Inspired by the exquisite white-with-raspberry-accented peonies in crystal containers at a luncheon, I decided my Vermont garden needed a white peony.  Peonies are my all time fave flowers and the four plants I already have are deep to pale pink. … Continue reading

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Dogs Have Owners, Cats Have Staff

My grandmother and mother were vehemently anti-cat, almost to the point of phobic, so growing up I had no contact with felines.  Apparently dogs made the cut because we had one starting when I was nine. Years later, after my … Continue reading

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On Dasher, On Salmon?

My husband is Norwegian in  that  his father’s family came from Oslo and he spoke Norwegian when he was very young.  My strongest recollection of  Norway is a  day spent just outside Bergen visiting Edvard Grieg’s house. To reach the … Continue reading

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