A party without cake is just a meeting. ~ Julia Child When you mention France, most people think of Paris, the capital city. This is both a blessing and a curse. A curse because the portion of France located outside of the capital city is gorgeous, too. It has...
Paris is always a good idea. ~ Audrey Hepburn as the title character in the movie, “Sabrina.” Yesterday, today, and tomorrow, Paris is one of the most beautiful cities on earth. So even in places far from the bustle of the city’s “top attractions” you’ll...
The desire to reach for the sky runs very deep in our human psyche. ~ César Pelli I regard the Eiffel Tower with the same excitement as I once did the Statue of Liberty. As I, maybe, still do. You see, I spent half my life in New York City ~ 10 years of it on Staten...
Life is short but it is wide. ~ Spanish proverb
...God, who got you started in this spiritual adventure,
shares with us the life of his Son and our Master Jesus.
He will never give up on you. Never forget that.
~ 1 Corinthians 1:7-9 MSG
14 SORT OF RANDOM FACTS ABOUT ME
Made in Brooklyn.
Fave Cuisines: Japanese, Southern Italian, and Southern USA.
Certified arts and design nerd who studied decorative arts history at the New York School of Interior Design and art appraisal at NYU.
Earned an M.A. in Latin American Studies and Caribbean Studies with a history concentration at NYU.
And no, I'm not in love with NYU. But I do luv history and languages. Living in NM makes me glad one of them is Spanish.
Fave collectibles: Friends, memories, vintage serveware and fashion accessories.
Fave getaway: Walking city with choice eats, grand old buildings, and lots of art.
Sang with the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir for 14 years.
Served in Bermuda, Europe, Hawaii, and California as a naval officer.
Earned a certificate to teach English as a Second Language from Cambridge University and taught high schoolers in Japan.
Favorite international snack: Dates (Deglet Noor or Medjool) dipped in tahini. With morning coffee, oh.my.goodness.
Fave local snack: Red Chile Southwest Kettle Korn sold at the Las Cruces Farmers & Crafts Market.