Monthly Archives: January 2012

Writing to say I’m not writing.

Tonight, I had every intention of coming up with some quippy little post, maybe a haiku or two, but instead, all I want to do is read a few of my favorite bloggers, catch up my journal and read on Kindle until … Continue reading

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Bookworm: Finishing “Jackie as Editor,” moving onto Kindle Fire

Enter the sad face. When I originally wrote about Greg Lawrence’s 2011 book at the beginning of the month, I knew I’d find it interesting, but I didn’t know how engrossed I would end up becoming. I’ve read dozens of … Continue reading

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Upstate hospitality

We had the pleasure of spending this past weekend at Belhurst Castle in Geneva, N.Y., a lovely little town atop Lake Seneca in the Finger Lakes region of the state. I had discovered Belhurst, which has been a private home, … Continue reading

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When a restaurant is more than just a restaurant

I think by now you know I’m a huge foodie, so it should come as no surprise that I devoured an article in the January issue of my food-porn magazine, Bon Appetit. “La grande dame,” written by Brett Martin, bewitched … Continue reading

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This post is sponsored by the ‘all-new 31-mpg-highway Honda CR-V’

OK, that’s not even remotely true. But it sure was inspired by said CR-V – more specifically the ad for it in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly. As you may see from the picture above, the ad features a … Continue reading

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Bookworm: “Jackie as Editor”

Tonight I’m going to start Greg Lawrence’s “Jackie as Editor: The Literary Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.” I’ve been a Jackie-phile for as long as I can remember, and upon finding “The Kennedy Women: The Saga of an American Family” by … Continue reading

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