snooping or sightseeing?

It’s really a matter of perspective. I was pretty broke when I lived in New York City. By the time I paid rent and bought food there was not a lot left over for entrance fees. Lucky for me, NYC is home to so many great spots that are not officially open to tourists, but…

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how do you make the best of a stopover?

What to do with 16 hours in Miami? The same as I’d do anywhere… a meal, a walk and a museum. We landed at 8 pm. We were leaving at 1 the next afternoon. And I hoped to include 8 hours of shut eye.

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total eclipse of the sun

When your friend, who you swear was James Bond in an earlier life and his equally fabulous wife and daughter invite you to hop on their plane and go see the eclipse it is pretty hard to say no. So, I didn’t.

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a whole new degas

One very nice thing about having a culture vulture sister-in-law living in New York City is that she is a member of almost every museum; we get to take advantage of her benefits. Among her best perks is the early viewing hour at MOMA. The Museum of Modern Art opens an exhibit exclusively for members…

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new york, new york

Funny that New York City is now “abroad”. I grew up 20 miles west of the Lincoln Tunnel and had more fun that any human being should when I lived here in the 80’s. Last week, I spent four days tripping down memory lane as I revisited this city that I have always loved. After…

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